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Sura is a Life Coach, Author and Speaker. She integrates coaching, meditation and healing through the practice of Sura Flow, also known as "Self-Discovery Yoga."

After narrowly missing the Tsunami in 2004, Sura left her career on Wall Street to follow her dreams of world travel. She traveled through India, Thailand and Central America, where she extensively studied yoga, meditation and the healing arts. Upon her return in 2007, Sura became a certified leadership coach at Georgetown University. Shortly after, she began working with clients, combining her studies of yoga and meditation, to help her clients shift and transform. In 2010, Sura created and produced the yoga DVD series, "Sura Flow." She currently teaches Sura Flow to cancer patients, and continues to write and produce content for healing and the mind-body connection. Learn more at: suracenter.com.

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Release Stress in Five (Guided Meditation Video)

(0) Comments | Posted March 25, 2016 | 10:38 AM

Stress is an invisible force that takes up space inside our mind, body and nervous system. It ties us up in knots, has us thinking in different directions -- and before we know it, there's a mini-fortress of tension built up within our body.

Meditation helps undo the knots that...

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7 Stress Management Tools for Healthy Living

(1) Comments | Posted April 6, 2015 | 1:51 PM

The other day, I woke up and felt an invisible cloud of pressure hanging over me. It was the feeling of having to do and perform, of not feeling like I was doing "enough." It was running me around with a feeling of "should." "Should be more, should do this,...

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Martin Luther King and the Power of Prayer

(0) Comments | Posted January 14, 2015 | 11:31 AM

Martin Luther King was one of the greatest spiritual leaders of our time. He was only a young, 26-year-old pastor when he was nominated to lead the Montgomery bus boycott in 1955. His rise to leadership was completely unexpected, even by King. He said, it "happened so quickly that I...

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How to Let Go of Overwhelm

(11) Comments | Posted December 25, 2014 | 10:35 AM

One of the biggest complaints I hear from clients is overwhelm. It seems to be the thing that everyone suffers from these days. I suffer from it, too. Today we have more responsibilities, infinite choices, and way too many distractions. When you're overwhelmed, space and time collapse. You're left without...

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Watch: 7 Mindfulness Tools for Tech Addiction

(0) Comments | Posted November 19, 2014 | 10:52 AM

Do you check Facebook when you first wake up in the morning? Are you tempted to text while you drive? If so, you're not alone. We all get unreasonable urges to check our smartphone!

When you're engaged in addictive or unhealthy use of technology, it can lower your consciousness and...

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Watch: Three Mind-Body-Soul Tips to Making Life Decisions

(0) Comments | Posted October 9, 2014 | 2:07 PM

Have you ever wished you could rely on an inner guide to help you make life decisions?

As a life coach, I noticed that people often come to coaching to help them navigate through major life choices. They may be at cross-roads in their own life and want to...

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Interview with Sonia Choquette, Spiritual Teacher on Intuition

(4) Comments | Posted September 4, 2014 | 4:38 PM

Sonia Choquette is a world-renown author who teaches people how to live from their sixth sense, what she considers, our most important sense - our Intuition. She is a delightful teacher who often brings singing and dancing to her events. Sonia is the author of 19 best-selling books, including "

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A Conversation with Julia Cameron about Channeling Your Creativity

(1) Comments | Posted April 15, 2014 | 12:41 PM

Three pages, unedited, stream of consciousness writing every morning. They're called morning pages. They're a tool for unblocking your creativity, from Julia Cameron's best-selling book, The Artist's Way.

Morning pages changed my life. I think they are better than any therapist or coach or self-help book. Morning...

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4 Obstacles to Fulfilling Your Dream

(0) Comments | Posted March 14, 2014 | 3:57 PM

Whether we are embarking on a new life change or want to discover our life's dream, we will all face obstacles along the way. Paulo Coelho's book, The Alchemist is a fable about a shepherd boy in search of dreams. It is about the incredible adventures and challenges...

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Watch: From Tragedy to Best-Selling Author, Dan Millman

(0) Comments | Posted March 3, 2014 | 12:20 PM

Dan Millman was 20 years old, at the peak of his gymnastics career, when he shattered his right leg in a motorcycle accident. A competitive gymnast at Berkeley University, he was training for the World Gymnastics Championships as a potential Olympian, when he was told he might walk but never...

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WATCH: Why People Don't Like to Meditate

(0) Comments | Posted January 8, 2014 | 11:08 AM

Meditation is a popular New Year's resolution but easily gets tossed to the side. Why? People think meditation is hard. It's an intimidating practice. "Sit still and breathe" seems an impossible task. On the other hand, everyone seems to know that meditation is good for them. What really keeps people...

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Why We Rush Through Life

(0) Comments | Posted January 3, 2014 | 7:56 AM

It's easy to get caught up in the holiday rush, but what about the rush of everyday life? Life is speeding up, and with it, our inner angst. We want to cram in as much as we can and be productive, but at what cost?

I've often noticed that...

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7 Ways to Get Unstuck

(7) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 8:22 AM

We all feel stuck at some point in our lives. This often happens when we stop listening to ourselves, most especially our spirits. Simple messages that include play and adventure get easily tossed to the side when you're living a responsible and busy life. The routine of life that includes...

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How to Deal With Difficult Emotions

(2) Comments | Posted August 9, 2013 | 2:10 PM

The other day while I was swimming at a nearby lake, I saw something of a common occurrence. A little girl, about 4 years old, screaming at the top of her lungs. She was in her mother's arms, bawling. Her mom was red with anger. She had it with her...

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WATCH: Sura Talks About Healing and How to Heal

(0) Comments | Posted April 17, 2013 | 3:58 PM

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Watch: A Meditation to Calm Your Heart

(0) Comments | Posted January 17, 2013 | 10:38 PM

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7 Ways to Practice Mindfulness in the Technology Age

(10) Comments | Posted January 13, 2013 | 11:50 PM

I think we've all experienced that awkward moment, when you're speaking to someone and the cell phone rings. For a moment one person glances at their phone, while the other wonders if they're about to be trumped by a phone call. No one likes being ignored in the midst of...

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Video: Start Your Meditation Practice With 60 Seconds

(0) Comments | Posted January 4, 2013 | 10:50 AM

Learning how to center yourself and slow down the mind is an invaluable aspect of health. Meditation is an excellent tool for learning how to be present. There are many benefits to learning how to meditate: It helps to decrease tension, lower blood pressure and improve...

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Forgiveness for Sandy Hook and Other Unthinkable Acts

(1) Comments | Posted December 18, 2012 | 11:30 PM

Outrage erupted in light of the Sandy Hook Elementary school shooting. Outrage against gun control. Outrage against the NRA. Outrage that anything like this could possibly happen. How could the parents of the victims of Sandy Hook ever find forgiveness in their heart for the man who took their children's...

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3 Easy Exercises for Being Present in Less Than a Minute (VIDEO)

(0) Comments | Posted December 11, 2012 | 5:30 PM

Often times, people live in a constant state of past and future thoughts. In this state, you're only partially present to what's here now. It takes intention and effort to be fully present. What does it mean to be present, and how can one practice presence in the moment?

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