Although our ambition to live full, productive lives is admirable, we need to watch out for imbalances. We’re so busy doing we often forget about the space we need to simply be. The soul needs a wide arena to reflect, to create, to be inspired. Just as studies are now confirming that children actually need some level of boredom, I propose that we adults must allow ourselves some space for our own rest and reflection.
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As a student of Dr. Claudia Welch, I’ve deeply admired her ability to swiftly unpack complicated Tantric philosophy and Ayurvedic medicine into spunky one-liners. One of my favorite is written on a sticky note on my bathroom mirror. “Fear blocks the channels.” Fear, worry, anxiety, stress, spinning—it’s all the same. It’s any emotional state that constricts us, preventing the experience of joy and freedom in our lives.
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Poor posture is one of the biggest culprits for back pain and neck discomfort. Long days hunched over a computer or hours standing incorrectly can lead to a whole slew of physical ailments, from breathing issues to degenerative injuries like joint immobility, trouble sleeping, increased anxiety, migraines, and even vision problems.
Thankfully, poor posture is fixable...
Do you remember how awesome it was to be a kid? Every day was a new opportunity to play, every person was a potential playmate, and every household item had the ability to be turned into something cool and fun, like a few blankets and chairs becoming a secret fort. As adults, we can still access that kid inside us and by doing so, infuse our days with joyful, creative energy.