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
That's it. That's the hardest part of yoga. To show up. Really, truly bring all of myself to the mat, to my practice. Returned to the Movement Medicine Calm video tonight, because after a lazy day I knew I needed it. Still working like a charm, challenging me, lighting a fire, and bringing me back... Continue Reading →
Fear is the path to the Dark Side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering. -Yoda Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that. -Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Choose love. Choose to be the light in the... Continue Reading →
It's so frustrating to make plans, and base so many thoughts and actions around those plans - only to have someone else throw in a wrench and say, "nope, we're doing this now". Or, like I've had lately, the wrenches are more like opportunities to do what I want - but I'm so not ready!... Continue Reading →
Hi all. I was a tad bored this morning, so I started playing around with my blog. New theme and colors, which I mostly like. Some feedback would be great, though. Any thoughts? For example, I'm not loving that apparently you have to hover over the title area in order to clearly see it and... Continue Reading →
Ah, New Year's Day. The day when we all get to be shiny and new. Yesterday we promised that next year, we would be better: healthier, happier, kinder, more forgiving, more generous, more thoughtful, more organized. Today is the day most of us try our best to fulfill that promise. Tomorrow is the day most... 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 →