It’s the pits

Ever think much about your armpits apart from defuzzing and keeping them smelling sweet? The armpits often become a dead part of the body.  Activating this area gets lymph moving, opens up the ribs to enable taking a full deep breath and keeps the connection between the shoulder and hands alive.  Often there is a disconnect between all the work we do with our hands and forearms and the stuckness of our shoulders.  The result as we get older...

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Foggy days

Today I was watching the fog roll around the city here in Vancouver – there would be a sunny patch and then the fog would close in again.  Another sunny patch then the fog would close in.  Next thing, there was no signs of fog at all – bright sunshine, clear blue sky.  Then gradually the fog would close in again with the odd bright patch.  This cycle continued most of the day until finally the fog lifted and the setting sun was...

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Think outside, no box required

Think outside, no box required I saw this quote today and was captivated by the simplicity yet profundity of the statement. The Oxford definition of a box is: 1a container with a flat base and sides, typically square or rectangular and having a lid 2an area or space enclosed within straight lines There are not a lot of boxes in nature. How many of us would benefit by taking a break, leaving our respective boxes, whether it’s the home or the...

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Change your posture, change your mood

  Posture is vital.  It’s not just that poor posture makes us look old – I’ve seen people who have spent a fortune on cosmetic surgery to look younger, seemingly unaware that their collapsed chest and rounded shoulders give the game away. If our joints are properly aligned we have full range of movement and are less likely to suffer injury, we can draw a full breath and our digestive system works efficiently.  Posture is critical to...

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