The questions become the answer. The question has become the answer...
Love with a passion that has the power to break the heart into thousand of pieces. In each piece you will find yourself - your creative expression and your reason for living.
Use the power of the breath to relax a muscle, to calm the thoughts, to activate the para sympathetic nervous system.
Use the same attention to the breath when you need to focus on a difficult task. Or when you need to take flight from danger.
Leslie Kaminoff calls the diaphragm and its work similar to the engine of a car. The engine gives a power to the car, this power is accelerated by pushing on the pedal and decrease by releasing the pedal.
How does ujjayi breathing help in a yoga asana?
What does it mean to make the breath guide the movement? Or to listen to your body through your breath?
Don't try too hard
Soften the thoughts on how to be, just be
And so I think, driving with no specific plan/destination.
Is it a feeling of mellowness, a sadness? I question myself? And so what if it is. I suddenly don't want to do any further analysis of myself. As if I am giving myself the permission to accept whatever I feel, whatever arises, with no labels.
Reasons are a plenty, excuses we give ourself or the other.
I keep driving. The car brings me to a place, I am consciously or subconciosuly, setting my energy in an area once familiar. This is where I will ground myself.
Build my life, from ground up.
Maybe a new chapter to my story.
For now it's the kombucha and a fresh green bowl with soba noodles at Fresh, located on Spadina and Richmond.
I like this spot already!
January 2, 2017
It is now a month since I moved into the apartment. A new chapter in my story? Sorting and organizing myself. I find papers, I get excited to find a filing drawer, Staples to buy some folders and labels, and here I begin to ground myself. Amidst old materials and amidst new emotions and feelings. A lightness in myself is what I find.