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Keep a Cool Head

Our heads and the energy in them can be a real issue.  Our human brains require a lot of blood and energy to function at top capacity and the problem often arises that we have trouble cooling and draining the brain when that is required like when we want to rest, be peaceful, or even […]

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Get a Grip

Get a grip. Rein in those feelings and emotions. And stop being a cry baby. Requirements before We send you out To get educated, to work, To contribute to society And fit into it. People come in various degrees Of impairment and those who are Strong, healthy, and energetic Don’t have much. And then there […]

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Good For What Ails Us

I am surprised at how so many people don’t seem to feel any tensions.   Either they don’t have any or they are mostly subconscious, probably the latter.  Hips, diaphragm, neck and shoulder girdle can be riddled with tensions.  The forces that shape us can also misshape us  and leave us  tense and constricted,  achy […]

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Dispassion

I like the notion of dispassion.  I don’t see it as meaning unfeeling or cold but being free of most strong emotions like fear or anger or even desire.  It is cool and calm and unbiased and we have a whole nervous system devoted to bringing it on, the parasympathetic, the system that opposes the […]

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Calm and Settle the Body, Quiet the Mind

Words and phrases come to mind about the practice of yoga and meditation.  “Calm and settle the body, quiet the mind” seem apt and descriptive.   One of first sutras in the “Yoga Sutras” is about quieting mental stuff.  I do seem to recall although I don’t  have a copy of the Sutras anymore to check.  […]

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