Category: Current Events

Incremental Progress

When working toward a goal, I think many people under-rate incremental progress.  Really, there aren’t many things in life that have an actual deadline, so as long as you make incremental progress, who really cares how long something takes to…

What Impossible Thing Can You Try For A Week?

A week ago I started “trying” to practice handstands in the middle of the room.  I have worked for years to have the strength and muscle awareness for this pose, and am very proficient at the wall, but I was…

When The Wall Becomes A Crutch

I distinctly remember the first time I did a handstand as an adult.  It was 2005 and I was in a workshop with a very well-known celebrity yoga teacher.  It was my first time taking a class with ANY teacher…

More Laughs

There are two questions I always get asked when I show people the marketing brochure for our Asana Diagnostics yoga videos.  The first is “Is that your teacher?!!!” and the second is “Can you do all those poses?!!!” The answer…

Mountain Lion?

I’ve written before about the strange animals I’ve seen in our Texas yard – bobcats, snakes, coyotes, etc.  Well, I think I’ve topped them all! In mid December, our ranch hand told me to be careful when walking the dogs…

Laugh Along

There have been many studies that have proven laughter is good for us.  It lowers our stress level and even boosts our immune system.  There are some people that practice what they call “Laugh Yoga” who gather together and instead…

Virtual Work-Out

My sisters and I are working out together! This might not seem so unusual to you unless you realize that we live in three different states.  Ahhh, now you see the challenge. Actually, we’ve made it work pretty well.  As…

Dasher Update

Well, it’s been nearly two months since Dasher was diagnosed with and started treatment for Masticatory Myositis, so I thought I’d give an update. I am pleased to say that he is doing really, really well.  No sign of the…

Universal Fun

I spent last weekend in Orlando with Tim’s side of the family. All the siblings, spouses, nieces & nephews met in Florida for fun-filled days at Universal Studios, Islands of Adventure and LegoLand. The technology at theme parks is amazing…

Old Habits Die Hard

I’ve written other posts about plasticity of the brain and retraining the brain to make new neuropathways. I’ve also played with mnemonics and other techniques to improve memory. However, that doesn’t help much when it comes to unlearning something you’ve…