Mind

Busy Bodies

I’m thinking about the conversation I had with a new yoga student about how I left a Type A life after watching many women going manic about making a perfectly perfect perception of their selves and lives. One thing that I had resembled and now resent is being busy. And granted I had small children and your mind is super busy with panic and decisions outside of your own needs, so that makes a ton of sense. Then, as my kids grew and I found myself volunteering for about 2 things for each school organization, scouts and HOA… I was like Whoa. I’m “b-u-s-y.” But then as time went on and tasks and check boxes and lists grew and grew, things got easier and I wasn’t busy – I was just committed. I hear this phrase all the time and I think those saying the B-word are reaching for appreciation and need a sense of value. You might be “dedicating” yourself to your career or going dead from it. I saw this article and thought – yes. Someone might get it and good for them!

Why I Stopped Being Busy

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What’s so cool about mindfulness? A teen’s blog.

I was thinking to find out what this means to many different people and I came across a great blog for teens.

Teens shouldn’t be anxious, scared or feel threatened or numb to life – they just got their legs and many are needing a way to feel grounded and present.

I hope you share this blog with teens that have these mind-scattered feelings and could use some methods by teens for teens.

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Yoga off the Mat – Breath Deeper — Find Your Middle Ground

“Yoga is about changing our habits”. ~Rodney Yee One of the habits that shows up for everyone as they begin their yoga practice, is how we shorten and even hold the breath when sensation increases. Holding our breath is a defense mechanism of the human body. It prepares us to react to a threat. However, […]

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