To practice mindfulness, I need to be present in the moment, conscious of what I am doing in that moment, whether it is walking, washing the dishes, working with the computer, or meditating. Conscious of the breath, breathing in and breathing out. Being present where I am, my surroundings, the smells, the sounds, the sensations,… Read More
I have come upon the enlightened discovery that combining acupressure and yoga can relieve tension in the neck, back, and shoulders, in addition to irritability, anxiety, fatigue, indigestion, and depression. It can also alleviate many of the discomforts associated with menstruation and menopause. Here are some yoga asanas (stretches) that press certain acupressure points, thus relieving the above symptoms and bringing us back into wholeness. To… Read More
As yogi, Buddha is an important altar.
It is now evening, and supper is finished, and the last dish is put away. It is now time to finish the days chores followed by some down time for me. I brew a cup of Sleepy Time Tea and sit with my favorite cup in hand and just relax. After I finish my tea, I will go to my MatVibes chair yoga mat and just stretch all over and… Read More
Good midafternoon! Time for a ceremonial cup of green or Matcha tea. Bruce, my husband of 17 years, and I pause every midafternoon for a bowl of Matcha tea. I get the Japanese Matcha on Amazon as well as a one-time purchase of 2 beautiful hand crafted Matcha Bowls (cups). I put a bamboo teaspoonful… Read More
Single Chair Yoga Rotated Chair