Don’t Let Focus on Failure Get in the Way of Progress

looking up at a circular staircase

I read a very interesting blog post on a zero-waste site recently regarding failure. More specifically, our tendency to focus on our (perceived) failures instead of celebrating our successes when trying to make changes in our life.

At first glance, adopting a zero-waste lifestyle and learning and incorporating the Alexander Technique into your life may seem like they have absolutely nothing in common. Continue reading “Don’t Let Focus on Failure Get in the Way of Progress”

The Sensible Tailor

tailors chalk and measuring tape

The only man I know who behaves sensible is my tailor;
he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me.
The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them.

George Bernard Shaw

I was talking to a fellow swimmer in the hot tub at my local Y this week.

I run into this guy in the pool from time to time and we often chat about various things. He knows that I teach the Alexander Technique but we haven’t talked that much about it.

This week however, he was particularly curious about the Alexander Technique. He asked me, “after enough training is it just on autopilot? Do you automatically adopt proper alignment and stand up straight?” Continue reading “The Sensible Tailor”