Like anyone reading this, I am a self-employed worker in Spain. I am currently unable to work and have lost all my income. I have been paying my taxes and Social Security assiduously and hope that the government might come to my aid. For the time being, little had been decreed. But, we can use […]
Hi. I did it on purpose. Did you even notice the absence of a post yesterday? If you did, did you meditate anyway? I did that because the path of meditation is the path of personal freedom. If you are interested in learning to meditate, and following this blog, then you are surely interested in […]
Hi! Today’s lesson is easy: keep doing exactly what you’ve been doing up until now. One of the great lessons of meditation is to overcome aversion to boredom and repetition. So, keep going. More tomorrow.
Digital detox day on the one-month introduction to meditation.
Good evening. Today’s post comes a little late as I have been working flat-out at the amazing SHA Wellness. Yep, I actually earn my living as a yoga and meditation teacher. Not bad, eh? Yesterday, I asked you to co-ordinate breath and steps. We will stay with this same technique today, but start lengthening the […]
Good morning, how did it go yesterday? It is an interesting exercise to count steps vs breathing, no? What did you notice? Did you just make a mental note, or did you take the time to journal it? When I first started doing mindful walking, I noticed: The rhythmic nature of both things and, The […]
January is the month of resolutions and there is no better resolution you can make – and keep – than fitting meditation practice into your life. I have seen some meditation guides that seem to propose a “new” activity every day. This, to me, does not compute. Meditation is about choosing your path, sticking to […]
Good nutrition is the basis for everything else. You can never hope to have a stable, strong, pain-free body if you don’t nourish its tissues correctly. Nutrition is basically applied biochemistry. You have to think of processes when you choose your food. There are some tissues – like those of the central nervous system – […]
In installment 2 of my Spanish-English Yoga dictionary, I am going to look at the legs. Check back to installment 1 for arm movements. Feet together = piés juntos Feet slightly apart = piés ligeramente separados Bend your knees = doblar ó flexionar las rodillas Lift your heels = levantar los talones Stand on your […]
I was musing, today, on the difference(s) between doctors and therapists. One of the most rewarding things about working at SHA Wellness is the amazing colleagues I interact with on a daily basis. Once you listen to a therapist and ask “how did you get here?”, you get the most beautiful stories of redemption. Many […]