Tag: yoga

Happy Hump Day: Riding the Roller Coaster

I slept so good last night. I opted out of drinking coffee yesterday. I haven’t had a problem with it lately. Ever since I’ve seriously cut back on sugar, coffee doesn’t seem to bother me. Of course, I mainly drink some in the mornings… Continue Reading “Happy Hump Day: Riding the Roller Coaster”

Yoga Challenge Day #15: Loving Les

I took some classes with Les Leventhal in Chicago at the Midwest Yoga Conference. It doesn’t look like they are still having it in Chicago unless I just can’t find it on the internet. I loved going to that conference. I got to practice… Continue Reading “Yoga Challenge Day #15: Loving Les”

Trying a New Experience: No Caffeine

My favorite yoga teacher, Marifer, has a saying she repeats during yoga class. “In yoga, it’s all experiences. No judgment if you can’t do it. It’s just an experience,” she says in her lilting gentle voice. It reframes my perspective on whether or not… Continue Reading “Trying a New Experience: No Caffeine”

Unintentional Detox: Cleaning it Up

I was scheduled for a run last night, and I have plans tonight, so I HAD to make it happen. My energy was so low yesterday that I felt like I was dragging myself through it. I picked it up a little bit in… Continue Reading “Unintentional Detox: Cleaning it Up”

The Body’s Wisdom…. Changing Perspective

There is a wisdom within us that is more powerful than our despair. – Rolf Gates, in Meditations from the Mat I woke up at 2:30 this morning worried about a project at work. I’m struggling to get the resources, and one of the… Continue Reading “The Body’s Wisdom…. Changing Perspective”

The Dangerous Dance of Busy-Ness

In the film Hoosiers, principal Cletus is meditating as the new basketball coach Norman Dale walks into his office. He explains embarrassingly that he’s suffered a heart attack, and his doctor has told him he has to meditate. I got the impression from that… Continue Reading “The Dangerous Dance of Busy-Ness”

The Art of Being Single: Spirituality

The people we are in relationship with are always a mirror, reflecting our own beliefs, and simultaneously we are mirrors, reflecting their beliefs. So… relationship is one of the most powerful tools for growth…. If we look honestly at our relationships, we can see… Continue Reading “The Art of Being Single: Spirituality”

Emotions and Your Health….Connections that Baffle

I’ve written about my affinity for acupuncture and Chinese Medicine before, and I’m going to talk about it a little more today. So, if you think it’s hogwash or are offended by it, you might want to pass this one by. But, it might… Continue Reading “Emotions and Your Health….Connections that Baffle”

Lessons from the Surf

Sunday, Jascia and I surfed the internet looking for quotes on surfing. I was looking for something that captured the emotional impact of learning to surf. I was going to have my first shot at learning to surf on Monday at Women’s Quest in… Continue Reading “Lessons from the Surf”

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