Sometimes all I need is a chance to let myself be still. Movement Medicine Calm tonight. And when the video ended, I just continued to sit in sukhasana with my hands at my heart. I really don't know how long I sat there, just breathing and being. It was beautiful. https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=Enz98dDXQfY
It feels good to feel good. Why do we forget this? Or neglect it? Or choose to stay in an unhappy state, avoiding the things we know will help us to feel good? There are a lot of really complicated answers for those questions. Some have to do with habit, some with depression, some with... Continue Reading →
Have you ever stopped to think about how much we are influenced by repeated cycles and events? For example, the holiday season. No one is truly immune to it, even when we avoid it. There is a greater sense of community, of connectedness, than at any other time of the year. There is more joy,... Continue Reading →
Taking care of myself has rarely been enough of a priority for me. I tend to focus on the needs of others, because often they seem to be easier to address. And because I sometimes have difficulty identifying my own needs. I've really gotten tired of waiting for other people to do the same for... Continue Reading →
Really, it is. Quite chilly. Also currently raining, which I'm loving. But for fun, enjoy this video. Great duet, cute music video. And it's been stuck in my head all day, so now I am sharing it with you. 🙂 http://www.popsugar.com/entertainment/Idina-Menzel-Michael-Buble-Baby-Cold-Outside-Video-36125693
Today I was a vendor at a craft fair, for the first time ever. It was a small affair, hosted in a home, with seven vendors in all. A little crowded, to be sure, but well set up. Small tables, all with white tablecloths, one with snacks and goodies to share with guests.Plenty of room... Continue Reading →
Take a step. Just one. Doesn't matter how big or small, whether you move left or right, forward or even back. Take a step. For the love of all that is holy, don't stand still. When we don't move, we stagnate, suffocate ...fade. Don't fade away. Move. One more step. Every day.
Monday, Monday, can't trust that day. Mostly, I just don't like Mondays. They're never good days for me. Even when I worked retail and had Monday off, it still wasn't a good day. It's just...blah. Seems like everything bad happens on Monday. Today, nothing especially bad happened. But I'm worn out, and stressed. So it... Continue Reading →