Balance is purely about the mind working in tandem with the body using a good technique. The body is important, but a perfectly fit and healthy body may not be able to balance if the mind is not focused.
EVERYONE…well, every human who lives on Earth, anyway…needs to work on keeping their spine healthy. For me, that means two things primarily: A strong core and a supple spine.
My great hope is that each of us shines a little brighter each day, and that we share that light with people who are in the darkness in that moment, and that on the days that our light is not as bright, we have people who share their light with us.
There are both short- and long-term benefits for improving your lung health and for practicing breathing.
I will continue this series to share what I am doing to put my journey back into gear. I have been idling enjoying the place where I arrived, but now it is time to push on, to challenge myself, to climb the next hill, to round the next curve because as good as this place is, I know the next will be even better.
I was full of shame. I was mortified. I felt worthless. I felt undeserving of love, of my job of living. I won't say that I was suicidal, but I was doing things that easily could have gotten me killed. Even now, I sometimes wake up from a nightmare thinking about moments when I was so close to death that I don't know what saved me. At the time I didn't care.
Photo: Watercolor by my Aunt Judy. “We delight in the beauty of the butterfly, but rarely admit the changes it has gone through to achieve that beauty." - Maya Angelou I have often said that butterflies are my 'spirit animal.' I loved them even as a child, but as an adult, I find them even... Continue Reading →
Yoga saved me when I was in a very dark place; yoga sustained me when I was unemployed and it became half of my income; and yoga continues to challenge me and to bring me happiness. I hope to continue on this journey until my body absolutely cannot anymore.