Month: September 2012

Part 2….Perspective and new beginnings!

Last month, the blue moon.  Tonight, the harvest moon.  Another full moon; the full moon that follows the autumnal equinox is called the harvest moon.  Is the full moon the beginning of a lunar cycle or the end? Perspective.  Is spring the time of new beginnings or fall?  Perspective.  I like to think of the full moon as the end of the lunar cycle. The completion.  Without this, there is no beginning.  I also prefer fall over spring and I feel a sense of new beginnings with the fall air where most people associate a closing; a dropping of the leaves.  But to me, there can be no beginning if there is no end.  Likewise, we cannot experience joy if we cannot experience sorrow.  And what would the top be if there were no bottom? Perspective.  How we look at things.  The conversations we have with ourselves can take us in many directions.  Some of us are so full of conversations that we never go anywhere or even get up from the table.  It is …

When all else fails: Part 1 – MINDFULNESS

How are you living?   10 years ago I would have been very uncomfortable asking anyone that question. I would have been uncomfortable in many of the situations I am in today. Our text book and anatomy training do not include much about human relations.  But this week, some interesting things happened.  What’s on my mind the most is the “silver strand”- that fragile aspect of our being that is the difference between life and death.  Is your “silver strand” vibrant, humming, and are you resonating with it? We all carry an energy and in my training to observe and react to bodies and needs, I see so many different ways we are either in tune with our energy or we are battling it.  When we are in tune, it flows. We don’t have to try too hard.  Good things happen. When we are battling it, we appear unsettled, clumsy and “muscling” it in an effort of trying too hard.  In sport, in training, in life, we have all experienced the flow and the battle. …