How to REALLY relax

Do you work out when you’re on vacation? I do. But before you tell me I’m nuts, lemme ‘splain: I don’t work out to look a certain way or be a certain size. I don’t need to be in tip-top shape for an event or a race. It just makes me feel good. My body... Continue Reading →

on showing up.

i got what i asked for for christmas this year: new running socks, and an annual pass to the yoga studio. then i went to a workshop at the studio called "articulate your aim"-- where we wrote for a while, talked for a while, and did some kick-ass-asana. my aim? it started out as "show... Continue Reading →

safety

I was at a yoga workshop recently and the teacher talked for a little while about the idea of safety. I think someone asked if a particuar pose was safe, and she answered that no pose was “safe,” that yoga wasn’t “safe”, and that, honestly, there’s no such things as safe. Yoga can be dangerous.... Continue Reading →

Just do it.

I am good at mulling things over. This can be a good quality— it leads to introspection, self knowledge, and considered action. But it can also lead to paralysis, and talking yourself out of things, and second-guessing. So we all have a natual “set point” that we operate at— some people are impulsive, some people are... Continue Reading →

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