Archive: April 2017

Musings on wholebeing@work
lessons from being lonely

lessons from being lonely

I thought I was the only one. But a quick search for loneliness found two articles, just published today. These cite the health issues that increase when people feel isolated and alone.  One statistic cited "The health risks of feeling lonely, as well as actual social isolation, surpass...

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getting messy

getting messy

Over the last few months, my creative energy got some traction and my hands started making things. As the initial breeze of ideas began blowing I did not anticipate the tornado of yarn, fabric, paper, playing cards, tiny bells, and dog biscuits that followed. My living and dining room are more...

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The next right step

The next right step

Last week I wrote about bowing to our inner wisdom in cat pose. As I wrote, I was in a hotel room processing a college visit we'd just had with my son. His senior year has gone smoothly, the applications were submitted, multiple acceptances and several nice scholarships. Now we were visiting the...

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Agile Grace

Agile Grace

Usually cat pose, with its lovely Sanskrit name of marjaryasana, (pronounced mar-jar-AHS-anna) is bound together with cow pose. It's a curious pairing from an animal perspective. Cat is the form where the back arcs and head and tail are down. Cow takes the opposite shape with the belly draping down...

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A drop of gratitude

A drop of gratitude

When I began this week's musings about boat pose and water the quote "the sea is so great, and my boat is so small" came to mind. These words graced the desk of President John F. Kennedy. They are fragments of an Old Breton prayer inscribed on a wood block given to Kennedy by Admiral Hyman...

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