Permission to Droop

  This lone drooping tulip. Usually a drooping flower {a drooping anything} feels sad to me, but this tulip doesn't feel especially sad to me.  It kind of feels like it's just doing its thing. Sometimes it's hard to stand in the crowd and not do the same thing that everyone else is doing.  Sometimes [...]

stillness within movement

not every morning...because sometimes i feel the need to sleep any extra minutes that i can...but most mornings, i bring myself to my yoga mat.  the first thing i do is sit very still...eyes closed...and breathe.  breathing, whether consciously practiced while sitting or consciously coordinated with yoga poses, is powerful. noting the breath moving through [...]