Cultivating Peace Within Chaos, Or How Not to Hulk Out

  I found myself talking with friends about anger the other day. Specifically, my anger and all of my efforts to not "Hulk out" in front of my children. Hulking out means that I raise my voice more and respond less patiently than I like; it means┬áthat I'm┬áreacting rather than mindfully acting, usually in a … Continue reading Cultivating Peace Within Chaos, Or How Not to Hulk Out

Supported Backbend, week 2 of Dear Adri…Love, Yoga

"Stop fidgeting." My teacher's instructions were clear and succinct. But it's hard. The body likes to move. The mind likes to move. The mind likes to move the body. The body likes to move the mind. But...can I? Can you? Can you stop fidgeting? When we can stop fidgeting, the stillness that comes (or doesn't … Continue reading Supported Backbend, week 2 of Dear Adri…Love, Yoga