Was observing that when I put an itty bitty seed in the ground – this free sun, water and nutrients and a little time turn it into food, and flowers. It really is a miracle!
Carolynne, you asked How does yoga increases cognitive/intellectual health? I was hunting for a scholarly paper that addresses your question but I haven’t located something specific enough. However I’ll give you an answer I believe to be true. When people practice yoga, and the paced deep breathing that goes with
While attempting to clean off a layer of gravel on a flower plot in between two parking lots, I was dealing with more than dirt. Every year the snow plow pushes salt, sand and gravel onto this mound of earth and the flowers complain. The tulips had migrated from the
Rest is not Freedom of Thought It’s Freedom from Thought
When you acknowledge a child by your present awareness of her or her particular bundle of energy, you are stepping out of the role of teacher to be human beings together. “See me, recognize me as a special individual”, the child seems to say. It is then that you can,
Emotional Intelligence is the art of communicating your truth in a effective and tactful way. It is also receiving another’s truth without becoming resentful of their awkwardness or style. In a way it listening for the meaning and intention of others not just the words.
I have a neighbor who’s certifiable. When a tree limb fell half way into our yard after a snow storm and I pushed it back- he yelled over the fence that he was going to get a lawyer and sue us. “It’s an act of God !,” he declared ,
I like to be admired. Sometimes I’ll find a person who thinks well of me and says things like “Oh that must have been awful for you. How could you stand it?” My ego gobbles up the compliment and feels very smug. “Ah”, she says, “I am hard done by
Joy and Grief Inspiration and Dormancy Places and the Spaces in between Empty and Abundant Effort and Ease Will and Surrender Manifest and the Absolute It is Only the appearance of the Opposite that makes the lifetime Whole
Challenges Your authentic self needs a challenge to grow. That’s why service is so important. When we make a little sacrifice by contributing work for the group as we ask the mind to focus on the job, resistance appears. This resistance is composed of a collection of negative comments that