Tips for balancing and avoiding falls

Tips for balancing and avoiding falls

Meeting the ground quickly usually isn’t fun. Here are some tips for staying balanced as you walk. Tip 1: Let your head balance on top of your spine Do you know how much your head weighs? Roughly 10 pounds! If your head isn’t balanced on top of your spine,...
Communicating genuinely

Communicating genuinely

I’ve been told I mumble. My parents tried to get me to stop mumbling but didn’t succeed! Not long ago I was told I speak fast and mumble when I’m nervous, so I decided to try to figure out what I was doing so I could stop, so I could communicate more...
Changing the world one reaction at a time

Changing the world one reaction at a time

Where is this work taking you? That’s what I was asked in a conversation about the processes Alexander Technique can take us through. My conversation partner was telling me about his growth toward greater wholeness, and his question to me led me to reflecting on...
Tips for turning down pain

Tips for turning down pain

Most of us have learned that pain means there’s something wrong in our body, and when there’s not, we may be told “it’s in your head.” Fortunately, we know better now. You can experience pain without damage in the body, and you can have tissue damage without pain....