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Riva Capellari

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Located in Brookside in the heart of Kansas City


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Let It Go

I recently experienced a relevatory reflective moment in which the words “letting go” emerged from the dark recesses of my mind into a bright, crystalline sign.

Sometimes when a student gets caught up trying to do something exactly right, they to get stuck. I tell them to “let go”, let the

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Tending Our Inner Gardens

For this final issue of 2019, I look ahead to the last season of the year, winter.

I have an antagonist relationship with winter. I am not fond of its short days, cold, biting winds that seep into my bones and its eternal gray skies that zap my spirit and paralyze

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Hitting the Refresh Button

September always feels like New Year’s to me. I take an annual two week break end of August to give my students time to settle into their school schedules, but more importantly, to allow my brain to empty out and my spirit to refresh and re-energize.

After teaching all these many years, it

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Space and Time

I recently crossed off an item from my travel bucket list – The Grand Canyon. A must see, I was told by friends and I echo their sentiments.

I spent much of my viewing time in awe of this vast, natural made wonder of the world, finding it difficult to imagine

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Collective Time

What does the word waiting conjure up in your mind? Waste of time? Frustration? Irritation? Not most peoples’ favorite past-time in our fast-paced culture. However, Jason Farman, in his book Delayed Response: The Art of Waiting from the Ancient to the Instant World, entreats us to consider another perspective on waiting.

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Resolutions

Resolutions

Stressed from haggling with yourself over this year’s resolutions? Just remember, “don’t worry, be happy”!

According to Oliver Burkeman, the “perils of plans” may wreak havoc on our lives, causing self-disappoint-ment when we fail to achieve our goals. Goals he says, are often made not because we have thoroughly

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