We’re so accustomed to not being able to sit still, so much so that the idea of even trying to meditate is laughable to some. Or, even if we’re able to somehow cajole our minds into some state that resembles absolute focus, the effort and effect is only momentary. Which got me to thinking…is there anything [...]
We are now living an era of incredibly small attention spans. The internet (among other things) has catapulted us into an entirely new level of distraction, where hours can easily get gobbled up by link after link of deliciously addictive content. We hear about epidemics of “elective ADHD” in our information-dense world. When it comes to [...]
During a recent conversation with a friend, I was able to articulate in these words what I believe is Phyzz’s true mission: “To do whatever it is the world asks me to do.“ It appears that the world is asking me to bring yoga to the wedding space – rather cosmically apt, don’t you think [...]
Those that know me know that many Really Good Things have come into my life recently. One of these things is having the opportunity to train with Carla Wilcox, former female pro boxer, and who has made a name for herself around town as Seattle’s Best Zen Boxing Instructor. You might be thinking, “Um, ahimsa, [...]
Posted: September 17th, 2009 under beginnings, nature, seattle, shout-outs.
Tags: ahimsa, boxing, Carla Wilcox, healeo, meditation, morning yo, Really Good Things, Seattle Best Tea, synergy, tea, yamas, yoga sutras, Zen Boxing Instructor
“If we want there to be peace in the world, we have to be brave enough to soften what is rigid in our hearts, to find the soft spot and stay with it.” -Pema Chödrön More than a month has gone by since I blogged that Phyzz was asked to help stretch the audience between talks at Pema Chodron’s [...]