Vacation Reflections: work or play?

What does vacation have to do with work other than a release from not doing it?  On a recent vacation to Kauai, I learned that vacation is work of sorts, and it’s very important work.  I perceive that we think of vacation as no work and only relaxation. In one sense it is that, but…

Inhibition: The Key to the Kingdom of Choice

As 2012 came to a screeching halt, I was musing over what I learned during the past year and it has been much!  December marked a year since I decided to call my business-practice Breath is the Answer. I am amazed that I have used that phrase for no less than two decades yet, only now…

Remembering Quiet Snow Days

As I viewed this photo of the first snow in Central New York State, thoughts cascaded over and through me, ” Ah, what I need is a snow day!”. Maybe you know the kind; growing up in Central New York State, I remember them well. I would wake up in the AM after hearing the…

Breath Queen to the Rescue

Here we are nearly two whole weeks into the last month of 2012! These 12 days have been filled with highs and lows associated with all those challenges that this busy season presents. Once again there have been lots of opportunities to practice principles of the Alexander Technique and using breath as a tool of…

That Illusive Authentic Voice

As I was lying in my bed awake at the hour of 5 am, thoughts rushed through my brain.  I really wanted to go back to sleep.  At 6:20 I looked at my watch again, feeling a bit frustrated and wondering if I should get up.  Then, magically I wondered, “what will happen if I…

Happy Birthday and Cyber-Monday

Happy Birthday to Tobermory Cloud Dancer who was two years old yesterday_that magic age when puppies become dogs. Right! Somehow I expect for this guy it will take longer. For now, we will just be thankful he has improved as much as he has and realize that the day will come when his super energy…