Tag Archives: balance

CLUTTERED SPACE, CLUTTERED MIND: CLEARING SPACE FOR CREATIVITY

MY DECLUTTERING EXPERIENCE I’ve been sitting here for awhile trying to start this blog. I managed to do in two weeks what the experts say could/should/would/ought to take six months. “When the student is ready, the teacher appears.” In my … Continue reading

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Going to Extremes

Ever since I can remember, I have only felt value in going to extremes, particularly when it comes to weight/food. I clearly recall, so many times, as a pre-teen, planning the perfect diet, which would start tomorrow, consisting of extreme … Continue reading

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LOCK THAT KNEE!!!

In a Bikram yoga class you’re bound to hear the phrase “lock that knee”, but have you ever stopped to think about what it means to “lock that knee”. I’m not sure I did…..until Friday. As it often happens, we … Continue reading

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Facing Fears

Ever since I can remember going to the doctor, particularly the gynecologist, has been accompanied by the phrase “being overweight comes with a heightened risk for all sorts of cancers”; consequently, I haven’t felt too fondly when it came time … Continue reading

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Activating Alignment

For the longest time I thought only this body lacked proper alignment. I figured other people, skinnier people, had better alignment. My ego loves this thought pattern. It liked it, well it still likes it, for as long as I … Continue reading

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Awkward Adjustments and Realizations

I spend so much time thinking, contemplating, puzzling, dreaming about balance. I seek to achieve it physically, mentally, emotionally, spiritually—being in harmony with my inner world will manifest itself with equilibrium in my outer world. I’ve written before about body … Continue reading

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Standing Up to Standing Bow

A couple of months ago I wrote a blog about my struggles with Standing Bow http://confessionsofahawaiianprincess.wordpress.com/2014/02/26/strength-through-vulnerability-nancy-does-standing-bow/ Today I share with you my evolving thoughts about the posture. On April 11th Leila Brewster of Leila Brewster Photography http://www.leilabrewsterphotography.com took photos of … Continue reading

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