Caitlin Turner@gypsetgoddess

Journeying through the endless possibilities to live a life that I love, then sharing it all with you. ✌🏻️❤☀️🌴🌸✈️🌎️🙈 info@gypsetgoddess.com

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Caitlin Turner

The idea of connecting openly and deeply with strangers sometimes gives me a lot of anxiety. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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As I worked with my teammates @findtap to plan last nights Tap x @baumewatches event, I knew that the night was based around @magicofhumanconnection, and it had me feeling a little nervous. 🙈
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I knew I was probably in for some intense eye-gazing (and awkwardness usually for me lol), and that alone had me kinda jittery. 😳
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As I often am in cases like this, I’m so grateful that I pushed through my resistance and immersed myself fully in acknowledging and connecting with a few of my old friends, and so many new ones as of last night. It turned out to be a magical experience! ✨
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My biggest takeaway is this: people want to feel seen and want to connect, but society teaches us to avoid these more profound connections with acquaintances/strangers, in favor of more shallow interactions. Resist the temptation and dive in. Dive deep, and you’ll be rewarded. 💗
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Grateful to @eatingwithmax for preparing an epic zero-waste vegan dinner, and to everyone who came out to our event last night. 🙏🏼
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It was so inspiring to see so many like-minded digital and real-world water warriors #makingtime for connection and change. 💗
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Nights like these remind me that: individually, we are each powerful forces, but together, we can impact the whole world!💥
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📸: @laurenlemon
Location: @kimsingtheatre


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When I was trying to figure out how to style this fanny pack, it seemed self-explanatory...until @shanarehwald suggested I wear it like a cross-body bag. 🤔

At first I legit thought she was messing with me. 🤷🏼‍♀️ Seriously? A fanny pack as a purse? Why wouldn’t you just carry a purse then? This doesn’t make sense. Are you f*cking with me? 🤯

Turns out, despite me being completely unaware, this trend is a real thing. Goes to show how up on trends I am. 😂

I live a life where trends inform me, but they don’t define me. That being said, I’m game for trying, just about, anything before making a judgment...so I stuck my arm and head through, and rocked this baby like a purse for a couple hours. 🙈

I’m smiling so big in this photo, because I couldn’t stop laughing. There are awesome women out there who can pull off this trend and make it their own, but it turns out, I’m not one of them. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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Worth a try though, because why not? I like being pleasantly surprised, when I’m doubting something, but in the end, it looks like I’ll be rocking this little @aloyoga fanny pack as it was intended from now on. 😊

Comment and share a fashion trend you think is funny, or that you tried and realized wasn’t right for you. 👗👙🧢
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📸: @shanarehwald
Top, jacket: @aloyoga 😍


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So excited to announce my new Sweet Dreams Flow class on @alo.moves! 🧘🏼‍♀️
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This class is exactly as it sounds. It’s a sweet and calming vinyasa flow to help you wind down for the evening and get ready for an epic night of sleep. 😴
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Set the stage for sweet dreams with me as we slow down, release tension, and move and breathe our way into a nighttime rhythm. 🌙
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Click the link in my bio to take my class, and enjoy your sweet dreams! 💗


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As a yogi, I thought I was practicing living a conscious life, until I realized that every plastic water bottle I bought at studios, to stay hydrated, still exists today. 😱

Considering the number of yoga classes I’ve taken in my life, that’s A LOT of bottles. I truly wish I had started bringing my own bottle years ago, but I’m grateful that at least my eyes are open now. 😢

Did you know that a lot of yoga studios rely on plastic water bottle sales for a substantial part of their monthly income? They can’t stop selling them, because we all keep buying them. Kinda crazy when you really think about it. 😱

I bet if those bottles weren’t actually selling, the studios would quit stocking them. Hmmmm... 🤔

That’s how it works: we vote with our dollar. As conscious consumers, when we come together and combine the power of all of our dollars, we actually have A LOT of power. 💧

Switching to a reusable bottle is a simple change that saves you money, gives you the warm and fuzzy feeling that comes with good karma, and truly makes a world of difference. 🙌🏼
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When plastic water bottles stop selling, beverage brands will be forced to adapt, and imagine what that could mean for our oceans and our environment! 🌎

I try to practice what I preach, so when @findtap challenged me to be the change, I stepped up. 👊🏼
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I pledge to continue to #drinkdifferent for another 30 days (and life!) by not buying any single-use water bottles and always bringing my own reusable bottle instead. 💧

@ariannahuff, @dovecameron, & @jessewelle, I challenge you to #drinkdifferent! 😃

Each person who pledges = 16 bottles saved from our oceans or a landfill (on average). 🙌🏼
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TAG @findtap #drinkdifferent so we can track our progress! Together we can create a tidal wave of change, and shift the current trajectory of our planet! 🌎

Be the change. Drink different. 💧
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📸: @justinbastien


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I don’t know about you, but as much as I love the holidays, this time of year stresses me out. 🤯
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With the final countdown to the end of the year, all of a sudden becoming smaller numbers, everything starts to feel that much more urgent for me. 😬
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That’s when I need to slow down and take time for myself the most, except time is a pretty limited resource right now. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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Lucky for me, and you, if you’re feeling like I do this time of year, @alo.moves just shared my entire 20 min. Feel Good Energy Flow class on their IGTV. 🧘🏼‍♀️
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After waking up feeling anxious this morning, I practiced the class and got exactly what I needed: time to tune out of my stresses and tune into my body, and time to breathe through my stresses and let some physical tension go. 💆🏼‍♀️
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Sound good? Same here. 🙌🏼
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Head over and give it whirl, then come back here and let me know how it made you feel. 😊
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Hope it has as much of a positive impact on your day, as it has on mine! 💗
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📸: @dancampbelllloyd
Wearing: @aloyoga


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May the last 30+ days of this year be the plot twist you’ve been waiting for. 🔮✨
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📸: @shanarehwald
Wearing: @aloyoga


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I forgot, but am now remembering, that being a beginner at something is never easy. In fact, sometimes it’s really hard. 🙃
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Even beginners luck tends to falter after a while, and then you’re left with the challenges that come with trying something new. 😬
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Lately it feels like my whole world is filled with beginners’ challenges. I’m running into metaphorical walls I didn’t realize were there, and it hurts each time, but at least I’ll remember where they are next time. 😳
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Sometimes it feels like it’s all too much, too far from my former status quo. 😱
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When these feelings arise, I feel a serious temptation to give up and retreat back to my comfort zone, where I am an expert at living my own life and I get to make all of the decisions. 👊🏻
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But then I remember that challenges, and overcoming them, are what made me as strong as I find myself today. I’ve done it before, survived, and I can do it again. So can you. ⚡️
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There will come a day, when you’ll stop feeling like a beginner, and in that moment, you’ll realize your comfort zone just grew. Then, if you want to keep growing, you’ll have to step out of it once again, so this is good practice....
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That’s what I keep telling myself.
Sometimes I believe it. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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In the meantime I keep going, because I’ve got this. And, trust me, so do you. 💥
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📸: @shanarehwald
Wearing: @aloyoga


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My life has changed fairly drastically as of late, and perhaps the most important lesson I’ve learned through it all, is this:
Sometimes life doesn’t give you what you want, not because you don’t deserve it, but because you deserve more. 🙌🏻
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It’s hard for me to trust the process, let alone surrender, because the truth is, I am a lover, but I’m also a fighter—especially when I feel strongly about something. 👊🏻
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As much as I practice going with the flow, I still constantly find myself white-knuckling the reins and futilely trying to control different people and parts of my life—without realizing that the feeling of control is often only an illusion, and I never even had any in the first place. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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All the better this way anyway. It’s in the moments, when I’m reminded that I can’t control, but must trust, that I find myself growing the most. 🌱
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If you would have asked me 6 months ago where I’d be today, my answer would never have been where I am now. Most things would have been different, but that’s not how they happened. 🤷🏼‍♀️
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Yet as I write this, I find myself living a life I had never expected, feeling passionate about the environment in ways I never have before, working harder than I’ve ever worked before (@findtap), but also enjoying my life more than I have in a long time. 🙌🏻🙏🏻
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Plans for your life are only just that: plans...and I’m learning not to be so attached to how I think my life should or will look in the future. 😃
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Here’s to trust. Here’s to holding the reins a little more loosely, and focusing on enjoying the ride instead. 💗
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Do you go with the flow? Or do you white-knuckle the reins like me? 🙈
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📸: @shanarehwald
Wearing: @aloyoga


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Now that Black Friday is upon us once again, I want to remind you that you vote daily with your dollar. 🙌🏻
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I’m not saying don’t shop. 😊
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I’m saying that I hope that you choose to buy things you actually need (rather than a bunch of random shit you didn’t even know you wanted, until you saw it was on sale), and that you choose to support brands who bring some consciousness to this day, which was created for the purpose of encouraging us to consume a lot more than usual. 🙏🏻
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For example, this year, a portion of all proceeds from @aloyoga’s Black Friday Sale will help bring yoga and mindfulness to 2-million schoolkids! 😃
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I’m not a fan of Black Friday, but if there ever were an end that justified the means, the idea of Alo’s sale bringing mindfulness to 2M kids, might just be it. 😉
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📸: @dancampbelllloyd


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I want to remind you that your voice is powerful. Even on the days when you feel like it isn’t, trust me, IT IS. ⚡️
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Your voice matters. You deserve to make yourself heard. You have the ability to change your life, and because you can do that, you can change the whole world. ⚡️
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I want to remind you that you have more power than you even realize, so when you find yourself being tested, take a deep breath, and remember. ⚡️
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(These are the words I said to myself today. I needed to hear them. If you needed to hear them too, then I hope this post helped you. 💗)
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📸: @shanarehwald
Wearing: @aloyoga


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So excited to announce my new Feel Good Energy Flow class on @alo.moves! 🧘🏼‍♀️
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This class is exactly as it sounds. It’s a vinyasa flow built to help you move around any energy trapped in your muscles, joints, and subtle body....all in the name of feeling good! 😃
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Just click the link in my bio to take my class. Can’t wait to hear about your experience and how it made you feel! 💗


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I’ve never been a protein powder girl, because I think of them as generally either chalky or creamy, and those are not my favorite drink textures. 🙅🏼‍
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But since I’ve been strength training so much for the last year, it’s become clear to me that if I want to see more results, I need more protein. 💪🏻
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Until I found @isopurecompany Infusions, I didn’t know that a protein drink could be light, refreshing, and fruity, rather than a chocolate or vanilla milkshake vibe. 🥝🍉🍍
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Bonus points for the fact that it doesn’t contain any artificial colors, flavors or sweeteners. In fact, it only has 5 ingredients. 🙌🏻
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Is protein powder part of your health regimen? ⁉️
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📸: @shanarehwald
#infusions #teamisopure


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