Lara Land

Self Care Blog


Finding Confidence

Finding Confidence is a tricky thing… too much and we seem fake or rude or self-involved. Too little and we seem weak, childish, and awkward.

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Stress Lives in the Body

Anyone who has ever worked as a personal trainer, yoga teacher, or even a waiter or waitress at a restaurant, knows that stress lives in the body.

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Healing Trauma with Nature

Healing trauma is complicated and often requires a multilayered approach which includes multiple practices centered around dispersing trapped energy and …

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How to apologize

One of the things we have to start learning as yoga teachers, trauma informed yoga teachers, and humans is that we don’t know everything.

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Quieting Your Inner Critic

Your inner critic does not have to win. I can say that with confidence because mine was the worst. My insecurities got in my way big time. They stopped me…

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Feeling Good

Lots of folks when they start getting into yoga, meditation, and mindfulness are looking to ease stress AND many are also considering how they may improve…

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Planning in the time of Corona

Is this real life? Is this how things will now be? What is coming in 3, 5, 12 months and if I don’t know, how can I plan? These are the questions plaguing so many people today.

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Have Coach Will Travel

Sometimes a little nugget of knowledge appears and changes EVERYTHING. That happened to me a couple of years ago when my now husband proposed to me. I wrote about it here….

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Being the Best verses Trying your Best

It’s a common practice especially in this city to groom your child to be the best. This means starting from early as two months out with scheduling, training, classes, and obedience. It’s a commitment I’m pretty amazed at but have no desire to introduce to my own child.

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25 Reasons Why You Need a Life Coach Today

It’s an anxious time and so many people I know are seeking the help of therapists which is truly wonderful. Therapy provides a certain outlet and support unique to any other and I often refer people to the very qualified caring therapists I know.

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How to show up for your friends this season

Sometimes though we have our best intentions we end up pushing friends away when they need us the most. When a friend is struggling or even just debating a next step, it is important to know how to be there for them. Being conscious and careful about how we respond is a kindness to a friend that will be appreciated and reciprocated when our time comes.

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