It Isn’t True

Disproving “should” thoughts is at the core of my practice because of the deep way we believe them to be true. The conviction is acutely ingrained in us, and, thus, we rarely fathom to doubt their veracity. When we don’t follow their suggestions it’s because we believe there is something wrong with us, another built-in […]

Already Here

This activity I am in now, why does it feel effortless? Because I am already in it. There is nothing to do to get here and the “getting” somewhere is what causes me emotional pain and pressure. It feels arduous, complicated, effortful, like something beyond my ability or capacity that I don’t know how to […]

Come Out of Tension

  Though it seems like tension and stressful thinking assist with the things we believe we need to do in our life, they do not. Our real life physical actions have nothing to do with the mental and physical efforts we feel and identify with; they are purely muscular, lending to an inner sensation of […]

Riding Planet Earth

I believe we can more easily give up effort, or at least question its necessity, when we know there is something else doing the work for us. This is very much what my work is about, being that this mindfulness practice has evolved from my experience as an Alexander Technique teacher where the primary focus […]

Action Is Easy

Action is easy. When we are in it, it is just happening. It is our inner reaction to what we do that hurts, feeling arduous or painfully scary. If we come out of that, via releasing our fight or flight tension, we are just left with seeing (if even) what we are doing, our task […]