At all times we are in relationship with ourselves – our bodies, our thoughts, our emotions, our actions, and the results of our actions.
We can search for blueprints for how to be and how to succeed in life or we can choose to look at our lives as an adventure-filled journey to discovering who we are now and who we are becoming.
Exploration, learning, discovery – these are the things that make life interesting to me. The Alexander Technique has provided an underlying foundation I use to live more fully and easily. This blog will follow some of my explorations and share some things I’ve observed living in a state of experimentation and discovery.
A great deal has been written about the Alexander Technique, describing what it is, how it developed, and how it is used in various disciplines. My ebook Resolution of Dichotomy – the non-doing of doing the Alexander Technique includes a brief history and description of the Technique. See links and resources on the About page for more information.
For many involved in formal education the end of the school term is here along with the pressure to complete the dreaded “final grades.” Having returned to my normal “learning all the time” and “test by practical application” schedule, I’ve … Continue reading →
Today I was talking with a friend about unraveling patterns and she lamented that she needed a few new routines to help her focus and create more order in her life. My friend resigned from a job she’d had for 23 years about 10 … Continue reading →
How often have you identified a “bad” habit, something you wanted to stop doing? Almost everyone has started a new year with a list of resolutions, many of which are aimed at changing something that had been identified as undesirable. How … Continue reading →
One of many things I love about dance is that it surprises me. The same is true of life. When you dance, things don’t stay the same. Dance is a balance of movement and stillness, changing weight from one body … Continue reading →
This post was published on bebee.com a personal branding site. I didn’t want to just copy and paste it here so am trying to link out to it. The post focuses on how how we feel determines the way our bodies … Continue reading →
Our bodies are amazing systems designed to function optimally. Our desire for specific outcomes often leads us to use our logical, thinking brains in ways that interfere with our natural easy movement. (Perfectionism is one way of thinking that seriously … Continue reading →