Caitlin Turner@gypsetgoddess

Journeying through the endless possibilities to live a life that I love, then sharing it all with you. โœŒ๐Ÿป๏ธโค๏ธโ˜€๏ธ๐ŸŒด๐ŸŒธโœˆ๏ธ๐ŸŒŽ๏ธ๐Ÿ™ˆ [email protected]

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Iโ€™ve been having a weird couple of days. Feeling very stuck in my life, and as of this morning, my body too.
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I woke up with an incredibly sore neck, and part of me honestly wonders whether itโ€™s from the hot yoga class I took last night, or the existential tension Iโ€™m carrying around.
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Iโ€™m almost ready to make some big changes in various areas of my life, share some things with you that Iโ€™m creating, and step further into my own power, but Iโ€™ve been letting fear and ingrained habits slow me down and hold me back from continuing to grow and create the life I truly want to live.
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What once felt so exciting and inspiring, now feels commonplace and overly familiar. I miss the excitement of new challenges and lessons learned, but those can only come from stepping out of my comfort zone, and I havenโ€™t been doing that often enough.
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I know itโ€™s time to grow up, but change is scary for me.
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I guess Iโ€™ve been feeling this way for awhile, but Iโ€™ve shoved it down and focused on moving forward, not realizing that the whole time I was actually going in circles.
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Then this morning it dawned on me: the ship that Iโ€™ve been waiting for to take me somewhere new, is actually the ship I need to build.
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I get scared and tell myself I donโ€™t know how to build ships, but thatโ€™s an old story, and itโ€™s no longer true. I have in fact become a great metaphorical ship builder, and itโ€™s scary hard work, but I know just what I need to do.
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Hard work and risk taking both used to scare me, but my experiences have taught me that living a life of monotony is scarier for me than hard work or risks ever could be.
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Iโ€™m ready to show up and put in the work. Iโ€™m ready to put aside my pains and my fears. Iโ€™m ready to trust. Iโ€™m ready to try, whether I fail or succeed. Iโ€™m ready...
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Wearing @aloyoga through it all, and feeling grateful no matter what. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป


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Iโ€™ve been training so much with @mrindestructible99 these past few months, that I let the consistency of my yoga practice fall off. ๐Ÿ™ˆ
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But one of the things I love about my practice, is that my relationship to it feels like a relationship with a true friend. ๐Ÿค—
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The kind of friendship where you can go too long without seeing each other, but then pick up right where you left off once youโ€™re together again. ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ
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Grateful to have my practice welcome me back every time I return, with open arms, as if no time has passed. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป
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๐ŸŽผ: Blackbear โ€œWeak When Ur Aroundโ€ ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
Wearing my fave @aloyoga ๐Ÿ˜


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Someone once told me not to bite off more than I can chew. I said Iโ€™d rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity. ๐Ÿ’ฅ
Currently practicing not choking. ๐Ÿ˜‰
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @dancampbelllloyd
๐Ÿ’‡๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ: @aveda and @dell.miller, who always keep my hair blonde and goddessy. #styledbyaveda ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป


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Practicing acroyoga with @domdoesyoga really gets my heart pumping. ๐Ÿ˜‰
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No seriously though, it hit 150 bpm! ๐Ÿ˜ณ
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I know, because Iโ€™ve partnered with @whoop, and have been using their band to track my fitness and map out my recovery plan after an active day. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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My #WHOOP is connected to an app that tracks my strain throughout the day, analyzes my sleep patterns, and uses all of that information to calculate both my current level of recovery, and how much rest Iโ€™ll need to recovery fully and conquer the next day. ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿป
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This has been so helpful to me, because I often forget that, when it comes to being able to perform at my peak level, recovery is as important as staying active. Thanks for the reminder @whoop! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @ianahealey #ad


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There are few people who I would trust to do this and not flip over onto my face. ๐Ÿ˜ฌ
@aubrymarie is definitely one of those few. She always reminds me that real friends encourage you (maybe even force you lol) to step out of your comfort zone. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
TAG someone who not only sees potential in you that you canโ€™t always see, but who also knows how to draw it out of you. They deserve a thank you. ๐Ÿ’—
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @amatoshoots ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
Both wearing our fave @aloyoga ๐Ÿ˜


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Will work for coconut water. ๐Ÿ˜‰
Especially when itโ€™s organic, non-GMO, Fair For Life certified, AND the cutest shade of pink. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’—
@HarmlessHarvest can we please be friends forever? ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ˜‹
#LiveHarmless #Partner #HarmlessIs
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @asenseofhuber x @tommylundberg


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TAG the one you would sleep here with. ๐Ÿ˜
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So often, when I try to take a photo of a beautiful moment, the camera fails to capture all of the magic that Iโ€™m seeing with my eyes. Does this happen to you? ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿง
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It doesnโ€™t seem like that happens to my friend @justinbastien very often. He took this absolutely epic photo of our tents at @undercanvasofficial, and he made it look easy. ๐Ÿ˜
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It takes a masterful artistry of your craft to be able to capture the magical essence of a moment like this one, and @justinbastien definitely has it. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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Go check out his page, give him a follow, and show him some love! ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @justinbastien


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Yoga has impacted my life in so many unexpected ways. What I thought would simply be a fun and challenging fitness activity, turned out to become a guiding force for the direction of the last few years. ๐Ÿ”ฎ
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For much of my life, making friends and finding my community proved challenging for me. I struggled to fit in, most of the time to no avail. My practice has given me many gifts, but perhaps my favorite is the gift of community. ๐Ÿ’—
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It wasnโ€™t until I went to my first yoga class, that I found a community where I fit in right from the start. I felt like I had found my natural element. ๐Ÿค—
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I didnโ€™t have to try to fit in, changing myself in minute ways to be more โ€œnormalโ€ and feel like I belonged. The yoga community accepted me exactly as I was, and encouraged me to show up as my authentic self on and off of my mat. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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Yoga has opened my heart, taught me to be vulnerable, and given me a career, friends, and a community to call my own. To say Iโ€™m grateful feels like a bit of an understatement, but itโ€™s the best word I can find. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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Happy International Yoga Day! ๐Ÿ’†๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
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Acroyoga session with my buddy @acrowithjon, both wearing @aloyoga ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป


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How do talk to yourself in the silent moments? ๐Ÿค”
Are you sweet and forgiving? ๐Ÿค—
Or are you harsh and judgmental? ๐Ÿ˜ 
Are you encouraging? ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
Or are you a naysayer? ๐Ÿ˜ผ
Do you compliment? ๐Ÿ˜
Or do you critique? ๐Ÿง
Of all the people on this planet, you spend more time with yourself than anyone else. ๐Ÿ‘‹๐Ÿป
How are you spending it? ๐Ÿค”
New Goal: Talk to myself like I talk to someone I love.
Forgive myself like I forgive someone I love.
Comfort myself like I comfort someone I love.
Encourage myself like I encourage someone I love.
Accept myself like I accept someone I love. โค๏ธ
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @justinbastien


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No matter their actual size, your problems will be as big or as small as you make them. ๐Ÿค”
If your problems ever feel as big as mountains, I recommend heading to an actual mountain (or even better, the Grand Canyon!) to provide some perspective. ๐Ÿ˜‰
Moments like this one remind me how much bigger the world is than me or my problems. They give me the perspective to see that even my biggest problems are only about as significant as I appear in this photo. ๐Ÿ˜‰
Thanks for the reminder, Nature. ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @justinbastien
Wearing: @aloyoga


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I spent years covering up different parts of myself, both inside and out, when I didnโ€™t think they were good enough to be seen or shared with others. ๐Ÿ™ˆ
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I covered them with qualities that werenโ€™t actually mine, trying to be more like people who seemed most lovable to me. ๐Ÿคท๐Ÿผโ€โ™€๏ธ
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I said I agreed when I actually didnโ€™t, I held my tongue when I thought my words were too shocking, and I tried to make everyone else happy, no matter what that meant for me. ๐Ÿค
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At the end of the day, it made me tired, sad and boring... less lovable in fact. ๐Ÿ˜ง
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These days, my life focus is increasingly less about becoming someone other than myself, and more about un-becoming all of that other shit, so I can actually be myself.๐Ÿ”ฅ
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What used to feel so wrong, now feels just right. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
What used to feel so scary, now feels incredibly freeing. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
What used to feel not good enough, now feels like more than enough. ๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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Today I challenge you to unbecome whatever youโ€™re not, and instead tune in to all that you are. Quit hiding your magic and your fire. The world needs you to be exactly who you are, because YOU being you, makes the world a brighter place to live for everyone else. ๐Ÿ”ฅ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @justinbastien
๐Ÿ•๏ธ: @undercanvasofficial


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The kind of place that reminds me that silence isnโ€™t empty, itโ€™s full of answers. Iโ€™m learning a lot just listening to natureโ€™s soundtrack, and right now sheโ€™s playing my favorite song. ๐Ÿ™๐Ÿป๐Ÿ™Œ๐Ÿป
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๐Ÿ“ธ: @justinbastien
๐Ÿ•๏ธ: @undercanvasofficial


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