10 Life Hacks To Get You Out Of Pain And Get On With Your Life!

FM Alexander (1869-1955) was an Australian actor whose own habitual patterns wreaked havoc on his voice. He recognized that when he rested his voice his voice improved. Since no one was able to help him with his chronic laryngitis and since he knew ...

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9 Real Ways To Stop Rushing Around

Do you rush? Are you that person who hurries from place to place and from thing to thing? Do you wish that you could learn how to slow down, and not be so tense? Do you wish you could lead a more mindful life? After all, if you are rushing through ...

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Introducing The Wonder Pause!

Are you the person who rushes and hurries from place to place? Do you get to the end of your day and wonder what just happened? Do you fail to “stop and smell the roses?” The most critical step of the Alexander Technique is to stop. Stopping, ...

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How To Change Your Life In One Step

Would you like to make a change in your life but worry that you do not have the strength or the courage to do so? What if it isn’t about strength or courage? Maybe you just don’t know how. Let’s take exercise as an example. Would you like to ...

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Rats and Cats and You!

Something happened at my barn last summer that I have been desperately trying to be philosophical about. It’s what I do. I always try to find the meaning in an event. I’m always asking myself,  what can I learn from this? This is hard for me to ...

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About Changing Your Habits

If you are like me, you resist change. So do my ponies, Mo and Pip. This is what happened to me over the weekend. One morning I decided not to put the ponies’ breakfast hay near their gate, where I normally leave it.  Instead, I put it closer to ...

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5 Reasons Good Posture Is Important!

If good posture isn’t important to you, it should be. There are many reasons why your mother or teacher nagged you to sit up straight and it has nothing to do with looking good (although looking good could be a reason unto itself J) Sitting, ...

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Master Walking, Master Running!

Last week I had the amazing opportunity to become a certified Art of Running instructor! About 10 years ago Malcolm Balk wrote the Master the Art of Running and thereafter the Master the Art of Working Out. (Click on the blue links to see his ...

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How You Move Matters!

I want to show you a really cool video of pedestrians in New York City which was taken in the early part of the last century. Watch the first video below. Look how well these people walk! See how upright they are. Notice how their heads relate ...

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Creating A Mindful Day With a Peaceful Morning

Would you like to be more mindful during your day? How you start your day has a lot to do with how well your day goes. Do you get up late every morning, swill down a cup of coffee and dash out the door or are you the person who gets up early and ...

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How to Walk Better!

Do you want to walk better? Of course, you do! There are few things in life as gratifying and mind clearing as a walk or a stroll. But what if you have difficulty walking? If your back hurts or your knees creak it is hard to get outside and go for a ...

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