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Posted by Guest Scribe on May 30, 2013 in Mindfulness
For many of us, the emotions that hold the tightest grip on our hearts are disappointment, resentment, blame and anger. They place a stranglehold on our happiness and the only person who can release them is YOU!  Although forgiving someone (or ourselves) can happen in an instant, my experience is that it is usually a much more lengthy process requiring great patience, trust, persistence and...
Posted by Jess on May 29, 2013 in Community
“This is Jess, she’s a recovering showgirl.”  Straight from the mouth of my delighted friend, I have now been introduced to a full table of new people.  My jaw goes slack and my eyes grow frantically wide, as I quickly grapple with ways in which I can explain his statement to everyone present, including myself.  I hadn’t even used the adjective dancer in an introductory sentence...
Posted by admin on May 28, 2013 in Inspiration
Today's Tuesday Trailblazer is Sarah Neufeld, violinist and composer based in Montréal, Canada.  Best known as a member of Arcade Fire, she is also a founding member of the acclaimed contemporary instrumental ensemble Bell Orchestre and has performed and recorded with many other groups, including The Luyas, Esmerine and Little Scream.  Neufeld's debut solo album Hero Brother, will drop...
Posted by admin on May 25, 2013 in Inspiration
“The music is not in the notes, but in the silence between.” ~ Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart         We at WLHQ caught some contagious inspiration this morning from this captivating mini doc, “Feel the Music,” a look into the lives of music interpreters.  Through body movement and sign language, these emotion and energy translators communicate between musicians and the deaf...
Posted by Adventure on May 24, 2013 in Adventure
~ By Jeff Liffmann I was 4 or 5 years old and irrationally obsessed with the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Obsessed to the point of thinking that I too was a Ninja Turtle despite being a decade away from being teenage and many evolutions past being reptilian. Nonetheless, I had the confidence and sense of adventure of those cool, pizza-eating heroes in a half shell. On this eventful day, I...
Posted by Guest Scribe on May 23, 2013 in Yoga
At the root of yoga practice is pure motive. This essentially means: practice for the benefit of All Beings. Through the practices of yoga, the practitioner becomes increasingly clear in their own recognition of Self and understands how their own life can be of service to the greater whole. Every human being has a powerful soul medicine for the planet. The practices of yoga help each person to...