My first student today commented that she really likes the Alexander Technique because it’s so forgiving.
What she meant was that it’s forgiving of making mistakes. Of doing the wrong thing. Continue reading “Why You Should Learn to Love Your Mistakes”
Sit down and be comfortable.
Try doing this outside or by an open window.
In a moment close your eyes and take a full minute to simply listen.
That’ll be your only task for that minute. Just listen.
Nothing more. Nothing less.
Go ahead, I’ll be here when you get back. Continue reading “Stop and Listen (your body’s telling you something)”
A student came in last summer and related an experience she’d had over the weekend.
This woman’s very active and walks a lot. She’s a relatively new student and is gradually learning to be able to use her Alexander skills in different situations outside of her lessons.
Any new skill is easy to practice in isolation. It’s more challenging to incorporate it into your already existing activities.
Continue reading “Take Larry the Cable Guy’s Advice with a Grain of Salt”
Recently I came across one of the best pieces of advice I’ve heard in a long time.
And I’m going to share with you. Continue reading “Read This (it just might make you like waiting)”
On New Year’s Day I gave you a different approach to setting a New Year’s Resolution.
In short, the idea was to focus on not doing something. Instead of doing something.
One obvious choice would be to not make a New Year’s Resolution (I’ve chosen that option more than once).
But there’s something in me that likes the new start of a new year as a place to state fresh intentions for myself.
So, I did make a New Year’s Resolution this year. Continue reading “I Do Practice What I Preach”