Seasonal Sacrifice

Since state and national parks are now being trashed by Covidiots, I’ve resorted to day hiking on the paths MUCH less traveled. Trails with no amenities. Trails with no major attractions such as destination waterfalls and the like. Trails too difficult, long, remote, not connected to family campgrounds, or without cell service; all of which…

Calm-uary

Good morning, citizens of 2020. First change to the wellness practice is financial wellness: no more overtime. The boss announced it mid-December. Starting tomorrow I have to return to a regular eight-hour work day. Or I should say, I get to. The second change is occupational wellness. The benefit of overtime wasn’t just extra money….

Beauty School Drop In

Guess what I did? Yep. After growing it long enough to learn to cut it myself, I went back to the pixie. And I went to my local beauty college and let a student cut it. Oh yeah, a pixie — the most unforgiving of any haircut mistakes — by a student stylist. Who does…

The Lesson In Triplicate

One of the benefits of committing to the Ayurvedic clock has been scheduling a yoga practice at the same time each day, rather than fitting it in when I might be tired, hungry, stressed-out, whatever. You’ve already read why this matters; basically because our biological rhythms move through cycles that offer us the good, better,…

Wellness By The Hour–The Ayurveda Clock

Sometimes I think the Universe laughs at us when we think we’ve got everything all figured out. We choose in the best interest of wellness, we devote time and energy to establishing a practice, we fine-tune and edit our methods, and right about the time we’re feeling real proud—you know, like we’ve got this stuff…