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Stick It In Our Box: Ninja Suggestions

It’s that time again! The sexy Siren here to give voice to all your suggestions and questions. Yaaaaaas! “Wait, I got an email about membership changes. What’s going on again?” We’re in the process of migrating all members to the same rates. If you haven’t done so already, you will need to choose a new …

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Story of Glory: Laura Heywood

At MFF, many Ninjas learn that getting the most out of running their race means taking risks and stepping outside of their comfort zones. This featured Ninja reaped the rewards of stepping into the arena and realizing her full-fledged unicorn glory! Ninja Army, meet Laura Heywood! Down the Rabbit Hole What if, when Alice fell …

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From Showgirl to Shivasana

If you knew me 10 years ago, you would never guess that I would end up traveling the world speaking about meditation. I wouldn’t have guessed it either. I was on Broadway at the time, understudying three of the leads in A Chorus Line. I was also suffering from anxiety, had been struggling with insomnia for eighteen months, and was going grey at the tender age of 26. So here I was living my dream on stage, but backstage I was rocking myself in the fetal position listening to Eckhart Tolle praying I wouldn’t be thrown on with a moment’s notice. I was desperate for a solution, so when a fellow castmember told me she swore by meditation I thought, what do I have to lose?

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The Importance of Being Awkward

If you’re awkward and you know it clap your hands! There are many definitions of the word awkward. Here are three that resonate with me: awkward (from Merriam-Webster)  lacking ease or grace (as of movement or expression) lacking social grace and assurance <an awkward newcomer> causing embarrassment <an awkward moment> For as long as I …