Time is a limited commodity. Doesn't matter how rich or how famous you are, everybody gets 24/7. That's why when we get sick, and time seems to come to a grinding halt, all we want is a magic bullet to 'get on with it.' Of course, there are no magic bullets and soon we learn prevention is the only way to stop from getting taken out of the game in the first place....more
I tell myself I will sign up for that yoga class. I think about it every time I get a twinge or a crook in the neck. The days move forward and so does any lack of movement toward an actual decision or action....more
Yoga Poses for Relief During Your PeriodStomach cramps, mood swings, lethargy, pimples… They bring back memories of painful periods, right? Most women who suffer from difficult periods loathe “that” time of the month and often find themselves at their cantankerous worst during those dreaded days. If you find yourself in a similar predicament every month, you may find Yoga a source of great comfort and relief....more
Keeping physically fit during your pregnancy is extremely important; after all, you are responsible for two lives: yours and the tiny fragile one growing inside you. Though physically strenuous exercises should normally be avoided during pregnancy, most doctors advise women to stay active or take up light exercises during this period. Yoga is one such exercise.While pregnant women who are especially new to yoga need not attempt all Yoga asana, they can perform some of the following poses under expert supervision....more
Are you suffering from a New Year’s resolution hangover? After binge-writing a list of the many and assorted improvements and experiences I want in 2010, I do feel your pain. For self-improvement junkies like me, the prospect of mapping out a life that’s perfect at some future point in time is like cocaine to a crack-head. I realize this, yet I still engage in the insanity....more
"That's why it's, "Enlightened Work and Mindful Play," because it's incorporating, wrapping up, and interweaving this notion of making a difference through your daily actions, and also infusing your life with style, and throwing really fun parties for good causes."--Kimberly Wilson, author of Tranquilista: Mastering the Art of Enlightened Work and Mindful Play...more
If you’re like me, then getting to the gym can be a real chore. Especially now that I’m blogging, I have come up with nearly every excuse in the book to avoid the gym. “I haven’t written a blog in a couple of days, so I want to write this morning. I have no time for the gym today!” Now I’m in pretty decent shape. I won’t lie. I’ve been active my entire life, from ballet as a little girl through to late teens, and then fitness after that. Being fit and eating healthy have always been a part of my life....more
About two weeks ago I finally decided to commit to think about committing to practicing yoga at least twice a week.
The thing is...I can barely touch my toes. My quads and hammies are super tight from running and cycling and I don't always stretch properly afterwords. I know...I know...not stretching properly is some kind of ultimate running sin.
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