Tag Archives: yoga

If yoga is the answer to everything, where are the men?

Yoga can help you with almost everything, according to devotees and a plethora of articles available at every turn.  I’m ready to agree with most of the assertions, with the caveat of finding the right kind of yoga for the newbie … Continue reading

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Setting and resetting goals – good for you, good for business

Are strategic plans just for organizations?  What about personal strategic plans?  What about personal goal setting?  Is this any different from having a bucket list, New Year’s resolutions? Depending on their experience, people who have gone through strategic planning or … Continue reading

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Yoga and workplace stress … nice, but not the solution

Maybe yoga really is the answer to everything.  I had been thinking that must be true, based on the number of specialized yoga classes available to address nearly every aspect of well-being.  So when I saw an article in Saturday’s … Continue reading

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Living an active lifestyle, not taking the easy way out

My husband and I have just returned from 5 days of helping take up some of the slack for our daughter-in-law, whose husband – our son – has been away for three weeks counting birds in the Arctic.  Whenever we … Continue reading

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Yoga for all, hands not so much so

This past week marked the beginning of my commitment to give yoga a chance. It’s past time to add some cross-traing to my running.   A few weeks ago I had signed up for a 5-week program of 1 session per week, … Continue reading

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Time for yoga, but what kind?

When my hamstrings started bothering me a few weeks ago, I decided it meant I must be doing something right, since most runners talk about tight hamstrings.  This is called putting a positive spin on things!  Positive spin or not, … Continue reading

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Mindfulness, Chi Running, and Bhutan

Mindfulness.  Meditation.  Chi Running.  Tai Chi.  Yoga.  How are these different philosophies and activities related?  I have practiced Chi Running for nearly 2 years now, and it has allowed me to continue running, uninjured and happy.  Knock on wood, I … Continue reading

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