A heart to heart with my daughter One morning this week, I had a lengthy discussion with one of my daughters about breathing. She loves to take deep breaths, however they’re quite audible, which is making her a target for criticism at school. I asked her why she likes taking such deep, audible breaths, but she… Continue reading Teaching kids (and ourselves) how to leave the monkey mind alone
Rejection sucks. I don’t care who you are or what you do – It happens to everyone, and it feels really really crummy. ***** I woke up this morning, the sun was shining, the pond was calm, the air was very light… and I thought, “This is going to be a beautifully productive day! I’m going to… Continue reading Just one of those days…
Do you have a pain in your buttocks? I’m not talking about your boss. I’m talking about the sciatic nerve pain a lot of us suffer from, including Yours Truly. Sciatic nerve pain (sciatica) is often described as: Pain in one side of the buttock or leg Pain that worsenes when sitting Leg pain that… Continue reading 5 Moves to Soothe Sciatica
I began writing this morning about something completely different, something fun that I’ll save for another time. But for now, I can’t help but change my focus after an event this morning that jarred my emotions… A medical journal was laid out on the counter at work, opened to an article about yoga helping local… Continue reading Yoga in the workplace. Why not?
It’s “snowing” here on WordPress and I’m downing goat cheese like there’s no tomorrow. Ugh, the holidays. Don’t get me wrong… I like the lights and family/friend gatherings. But the stress and the hustle, I could totally do without. That’s one reason why I’m craving yoga like a mofo. It’s chilly and dreary (more days… Continue reading Craving yoga like a mofo
Day 2 of weekend 2 and I feel great. Today was a completely awesome day, even though I’m completely pooped right now. Speaking of… Did you know, when doing yoga postures and movements you should always go from right to left? I had no idea! But indeed, it does aid in eliminating wastes from the… Continue reading Day 2 of weekend 2