I wanted to come back to this focus again, as it is so important. Mindfully moving is a way to be present in awareness. Meeting what you feel as you move your body, helps you to process what you are holding in your tissues, which includes emotions. Breathe, move & feel to meet yourself NOW. Allow your breath to be conscious, to see how each inhale & exhale encourages a movement in your body. It can become that you can't tell if the movement of your breath is dictating how
So far this New Year I've encouraged us to be in the present moment as much as possible. When we notice we are drawn into the past or future, to just pause, & start again to come back to NOW. Each time this happens, we are making progress, because we are aware we have left this moment. NO judgement, progress is in the observation we have become distracted. When we practice coming back to the moment, we are making it easier to notice when we become triggered by people or
As January moves along, so do we, clearing away the decorations from the holidays & getting back to our normal routines. As we settle back into work, family & personal obligations, can we see how this year is feeling a bit different? No? Do you want it to be? Smile, Breathe & Go Slowly - Thich Nhat Hanh I wrote this quote on bookmarks I gave my students before Christmas. The intention was to remind us that when life is busy, difficult, straining.... to notice we are caugh
Happy New Year!
I'm back from holidays & hope you were able to have some well deserved R&R yourself this holiday season.
2017 seemed to go by fast & furious & now that we are in 2018, you might, like a lot of us, be feeling a bit worn out. We see the New Year as a time to have resolutions to change. As you may know, I'm not a big fan of resolutions. They are based on judgements we have about ourselves that says we are not good enough. Instead, make a new beginning