It’s funny how when the universe asks you to be one way, you yearn, or yen for the other way. Do we automatically crave what we can’t have? (mmm, note photo above). I mean just when I need yang energy to be confident, active, out-there, socialising, I feel like I have a yen for yin.
Do we grow more through success or failure? I’d venture that it’s failure that not only teaches us more, but teaches us how to be successful. Of course in yinyang terms, ‘failure’ and ‘success’ are simply two sides of the same coin. And life is about flipping (hopefully success comes up more often). BUT. I could pepper this post with plenty of … Read More
I’m off on a yoga retreat (read treat) in just under two weeks and I’m just a teeny bit excited! So in anticipation or celebration I thought I’d share with you what I call the yin and yang of yoga (just my term, nothing technical). I hope I can inspire you to give yoga a go, if you haven’t already. … Read More
I’ve haven’t blogged about applying yin and yang energies to life lately, so I thought I’d turn my attention to work, especially since the holiday season is now a distant memory! I’ve been weighing up what to do for meaningful work for a very long time (well a lifetime really) and I’m not sure I’ve come up with the answer, … Read More
OK, so I wobble a fair bit when I do yoga balance poses, but I get there – eventually. And it seems a metaphor for my life. I think that balance is found in both stillness AND movement – the trick is to find more stillness and more meaningful movement – to master the steps to dance with life. And maybe men do lead … Read More
One of the first words Little Yang said (after Mum, but before Dad!) was HOT. This of course was because he was told repeatedly ‘don’t touch, HOT’ around cups of tea or coffee. And we would blow any food that was warmed a little too much with the warning ‘HOT, HOT’. To him HOT naturally came to mean ‘BAD’ – … Read More