Catherine Reid's Yoga Journal & Blog
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“There is a voice that doesn’t use words. Listen.” Rumi
Three Tips for Better Sleep
This 3-minute video has more ideas to aid in better nighttime rest.
As We Live and Breathe
I thought I knew a fair amount about breathing from numerous decades of doing Yoga, but there were surprises in James Nestor’s book Breath. In this extensively-researched book, the author explores both ancient teachings and leading-edge science to help us understand the importance of proper breathing techniques for vibrant health and wellbeing. It will change your perceptions – and perhaps your habits – around this thing that you do about 20,000 times a day, mostly unconsciously.
(Post Update) You’ve probably heard of the multiple benefits of meditation, such as stress relief, pain management, possible memory improvement, and others. Are you thinking, "blah, blah, blah..."? Does learning how to meditate excite you about as much as organizing...
Three Ways to Save Your Back in the Garden
Greetings, Let's face it – if we spend time working in the yard, we often end up with a sore back. Here are some ideas for you to prevent the ache. Warm up first. I know, it sounds so boring. But it could be just a frisky walk before heading out to the garden. ...
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.