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”
My husband flew out Tuesday to attend a conference he goes to every year the week after Thanksgiving.
And right on schedule, as soon as he was safely far away, it snowed Wednesday night. And we’re predicted to have 2-4 inches on Saturday. Bruce comes home Sunday evening.
It’s a running joke between Bruce and me that whenever he goes to this conference it snows here in the Twin Cities.
And I’m left holding the shovel. Literally. Continue reading “4 Tips for Snow Shoveling”
We sit a lot.
And let’s face it. A lot of us sit pretty badly.
Often, we are uncomfortable.
We get back and neck aches.
How about you? Continue reading “Sitting Series 1: Little Miss Muffet”
The phone rang the other morning. It was my first student of the day. And she was in a state.
She had been driving along with traffic flowing at a reasonable speed for rush hour when, just as she was about to go through the Lowry Tunnel that skirts downtown Minneapolis, there was a multi-car crash in front of her.
One of the cars was on fire. Continue reading “Accident in the Tunnel – a Lesson in What You Have Control Over”
One of the skills that you learn when you study the Alexander Technique is the skill of Inhibition.
If Inhibition sounds like a big topic that will be hard to master, don’t worry. It isn’t.
The fact is you already know how to Inhibit. Continue reading “Sometimes You Just Have to Stop Holding Your Breath”