patience

Six ways to get more out of your yoga practice

Your yoga practice is called that because – duh – it requires practice! It also takes work, commitment, and patience. You will be elated by your good days and you will have to persevere through your bad days. You will learn and re-learn things. You will discover truths about yourself. You will notice how kind (or unkind) you are being to your body. Each time you step on your mat will be a complete and unique … Read More

Patience, young grasshopper

Sometimes things work themselves out. Patience pays off, as all great Kung Fu movies tell us. My car door wouldn’t lock. Then one day it did. An app on my phone didn’t work. Then one day it did. I had a headache that lasted three days. And then it was gone. Sometimes you don’t have to solve every single problem or wrestle every issue. If you can muster a little patience, some things just work out. … Read More

When pain is a gift

You have 100% chance of contracting pain in your lifetime. The question is what’s your m.o. when it happens. How long has it been since you’ve felt pain? Last month? Last night? Right now? Was it achy, sharp, dull, boring, throbbing, hot, constricting? What did you do about it? Ice it, heat it, numb it, inject it, drug it, get it tested, treated, or cut out? How do you handle pain? Do you wince, cry, … Read More