Catherine Reid's Yoga Journal & Blog
Here on the coast of B.C., we’ll take sunshine in any form right now. Do you dig these out, mow them down, and generally wish they’d never shown up in your yard? Perhaps you’ve heard that they’re “good for you”, but you’ve tried to eat them, and were not impressed. See below for a delicious Dandelion recipe.
Whether or not you made resolutions for the New Year, perhaps you’d enjoy a space to reflect on the year just past. Taking time to pause and record a year’s joys and sorrows, challenges and triumphs, as well as lessons, risks, surprises, and completions is a way of summarizing and integrating the ending of the year.
The topic of this week’s video is quiet time. You’re most likely aware of the benefits of meditation. We’ve all seen the studies. If you have a regular quiet time practice, bravo. If it’s something that you’re thinking of doing, sometime in the future, please take 5 minutes right now and explore it with me.
We all stand in line sometimes, right? Might as well do something. I sometimes chat to the person next to me, but these days, maybe not.
Here are three things you can do while standing in line.
If Yoga is calling you, but you’re not sure about entering a studio again, please know that I will maintain the 2-metre distance between mats as we were doing in the spring at Nourish Wellness in Comox. This means the classes will be limited to 6 participants.
Here’s a tweak to improve your Downward-Facing Dog pose. Also, autumn classes will start up next week!
Over the past number of months, I’ve been learning about the importance of continually developing new strategies for self-care and happiness. Perhaps you’ve been doing the same; if so I’d love to hear about your techniques.
I hope you enjoy this short video containing some coping strategies which might help reduce stress and raise your mood.