Great quote I just ran into today:
“Always concentrate on how far you’ve come, rather than how far you have left to go.” ~Unknown
The article didn't have anything to do with health, weight control, etc. However, it reminded me of so many bl... Read more
I recently read a wonderful article on line www.yogajournal.com/wisd om/2112 titled me talk pretty. The article in full fascinated me, but the three questions in the title of this blog really stood out.
Whenever I think ... Read more
Went to a workshop yesterday titled:From Child Posture to Corpse Pose
Your Practice as a Metaphor for Embracing Change, Encountering Challenge, and Learning to Live Your Best Life
The teacher used the metaphor of child's pose as birth, the p... Read more
This is part of a bulletin I get on line called Wise Brain.
So here are some steps for calling up self-compassion, which you could blend
together as self-compassion becomes easier for you:
Take a few minutes to acknowledge your dif... Read more
We just returned from 3 weeks in Panama, where the sun shone everyday and the weather was lovely. Now, I realize spending 3 weeks in Feb. in a warm climate with a sister I love dearly may have made some of the difference as well.... however, to... Read more
How do I top that title? After a wonderful breakfast of great Panamanian coffee, healthy cereal and a great fruit smoothie, we gathered food, changed in swimsuits and drove 5 minutes to "Frank's Place." In the mid 1990's Frank bought 100 acres... Read more
We went to Caldera, a nearby small town for a typical Panamanian lunch. You get to order chicken, meat (which could be pork or beef) or fish. No fish today, so 3 of us ordered chicken and DH ordered carne (meat). The rest of the plate is fill... Read more
Enjoy this article about the Panama Canal from a Minneapolis newspaper. The author took the trip the opposite direction we did.
www.startribune.com/life style/travel/140197973.htm l?page=1&c=y ... Read more
This morning we drove through Boquete up to Finca Larida, a coffee farm in Panama. The grounds (I mean to area surrounding the coffee trees, not the coffee grounds) are beautiful filled with landscaped lawns, trees and flowers. Those flowers a... Read more
Today we made some major changes in our plans. We were supposed to go to an island in the Caribbean on Sat. through Monday. However the government and one of the indigenous tribes here are having issues over strip mining of copper (gov't wants... Read more
Until the pool and exercise center at the development they live in is completed, my DS and BIL have joined a local spa. I went with BIL this morning. I got to do my yoga on an outside deck under jungle trees with a babbling brook in the backgr... Read more
I can't really describe the exhilaration of zipping through the trees at up to 60 kilometers an hour (over 35 mph). What a trip. Check out this site for info and some pics of the ride we went on today.... even my sister who doesn't like speed.... Read more
Today after doing some errands in Boquete with my sister, we all drove slightly up into the hills above the city. After parking we visited Mi Jardin es Su Jardin, several acres of gardens that are open to the public even though they are the gro... Read more
This morning, we gathered our beach items, donned our swimsuits and my brother in law and sister drove us to their favorite Pacific beach in Panama. It is located at a resort and we paid $10 per to use their private beach, sit on comfortable la... Read more
There are many communities we all belong to ... here on Spark and in our own homes, jobs and towns. One community that is important to me is the yoga community which is actually world-wide and incredibly varied. One type of yoga is called Anusa... Read more