A few weeks ago, a friend posted this on Facebook: “What made you smile today?”Read More
The other night I was at my kitchen sink steadily scrubbing the brown spots off the bottom of a frying pan. When I finished, I realized that for a good five minutes, I had focused on nothing except the methodical action of scrubbing and rinsing, scrubbing and rinsing.Read More
The other night in class, one of my favorite yoga teachers cued a pose and then said, “Now if that’s not working for you, don’t do it.” I was struck by that advice—good advice for life as well as yoga.
Rubin says, “Fostering good habits takes energy and that energy is in short supply.” Therefore, it makes sense to work with our own tendencies when we set out to change habits and to focus our energies on habits which will do the most good.Read More