This morning I was chatting with a man in my Pilates class who works from home. He was trying to figure out what would be the best chair for him to sit on. He described the various furniture he has at home including a standing desk and some type of wobbly chair.
“What’s the best chair or best position to work in?” is not an uncommon question in my studio. Continue reading “Change Starts with Knowing Where You Are”
How you do anything is how you do everything is a quote you may have run into in a self-help article somewhere. I’ve heard it attributed to Zen Buddhism. But the origin seems unclear.
Leadership Coach, Carolina Caro, wrote a nice post on Forbes exploring the meaning of this very quote. Basically, it boils down to looking at your habits. Continue reading “How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything”
It’s September. Back to school month. Maybe you’re too old to be officially headed back to school but that doesn’t mean you’re too old to stop learning. Continue reading “Check Your Attitude at the Classroom Door”
“If everyone would just have a bit more awareness of their immediate surroundings life would be so much more pleasant.”
My friend Anna is so right on. This was her comment as we sat in a local restaurant on a very cold January evening. Continue reading “Awareness, Attention and Posture”
Let’s face it, part of the problem with working on your posture is that your posture is happening all the time. Your posture is what you’re doing right now. Not how you were sitting 10 minutes ago. And not how you’re going to be standing 10 minutes from now.
You’ve got to figure out some manageable way to pay some attention to yourself a little more often during the day. That’s the real challenge.
I have a suggestion. Continue reading “Posture and Your Circle of Attention”