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Posts by douglasrthompson@hotmail.com

How to Deal with People Who Frustrate You

How to Deal With People Who Frustrate You by David (note: I didn’t write this blog. Someone named “David” did.  I found it years ago somewhere on the internet and saved it to my computer.  I have no idea who David is, but his message really resonated with me.  I hope with you too.) Deep…

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My Students My Teachers

When I first began teaching Yoga back in 1997, I always imagined that I would be doing the teaching, and my students would be doing the learning. But in the course of the past almost twenty years, I have found that my students teach and affect me in a much greater measure than I could…

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My 69-year bucket list

I have less than a week to both create, and fulfill my 69-year bucket list, as on October 21, 2016, I will be 69 years old. (More about this later.) As I never fail to tell everyone when they have their birthday, you are celebrating the end of however many years you call yourself on…

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The Friendly Vibe in Yoga Space

When Gloria and I first walked into the empty room that is now Yoga Space, it was a mess. It was dirty, dingy, and drab. And yet…there was a “feeling” of friendliness that I felt permeating this space. Where did this friendly feeling come from, I wondered? Eleven years later, I found out: About 4 months ago…

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The Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Part 3

If you subscribe to our newsletter, you are either a regular yoga, Feldenkrais, or Pilates student at Yoga Space, or are thinking about taking classes there. What if I told you there was a way to take classes at Yoga Space for free year-round? That’s right.  Free yoga classes; free Pilates classes; forever! There’s got…

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The Independent Order of Odd Fellows – Part 2

The Independent Order of Odd Fellows became the 1st national fraternity to include both men and women when it adopted the Rebekah Degree on September 20, 1851. This degree was written by the Honorable Schuyler Colfax who was Vice President of the United States during the Ulysses S. Grant administration from 1868 – 1873. Odd…

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