Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Do

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man lying down on the grass outside using laptop

Wondering what’s the best position to be in as you sit at your desk to work? (or if you’re working from home—at your kitchen table, living room couch, or bedroom?) Wondering if standing is better than sitting? These are some of the most frequently asked questions in my studio. My answer remains the same. And it’s very simple. Continue reading “Just Because You Can, Doesn’t Mean You Do”

How You Do Anything Is How You Do Everything

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man doing public speaking

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”

Shazam! (why good posture is like a healthy diet)

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child with magic wand

I just finished teaching a three-week introductory class in the Alexander Technique.

At the first meeting, I asked the students to write down how they define posture. The point was not to have the right definition. The point was for them to consider how they were currently thinking about posture.

At the last meeting, students shared what they’d take away from the class. Continue reading “Shazam! (why good posture is like a healthy diet)”