This isn't the fun part. This is the the part that we hate to do. It's so bad that it's often why we continue to have a better side, a stronger muscle, a favored anything. And it's what yoga taught me. (Yes, this will be a rambling post). I've done a lot of physical activity… Continue reading Working On The Weak Parts
With your significant other, with others, with yourself. Be gentle. With Valentine's Day approaching, it's a perfect time to talk abut love. Last Friday I talked about the word "love". Today I'm talking about what it means to love someone and how we can cultivate more love in our lives. First things first, be gentle.… Continue reading Be Gentle
It's a basic pose but a strong one. If you've done yoga for any length of time, 10 days or ten years, it's impossible to miss warrior pose. Most practices incorporate it in some way unless it's a restorative or meditative practice. But why is it so important? One might say that warrior pose is… Continue reading Warrior Pose
Once we progress past the basics, we seem to believe that we're done with them. I've seen this countless times in various areas of my own life. Writing, Aikido, yoga, running, etc. We assume that because we have dealt with the basics and understand them that we are finished learning from them. We assume that we cannot squeeze any… Continue reading Find A Challenge in Basics
"Everybody says..." is a phrase I am most guilty of saying. And it has been the biggest thing to hold me back in the past. Why? Well, to answer that, we first have to discuss who this "everybody" is. So what do I mean when I say, "Everybody says..." Everybody...that's a pretty broad term. About… Continue reading “Everybody Says…”
This is the first of I'm sure a million posts titled "What Am I?" because it's something I'm constantly thinking about and it's something that's constantly changing. So it's fun. And...there are so many ways I can actually express myself this way. But how I choose to phrase my "I Am" poems is a little bit… Continue reading What Am I?