How are you faring in these strange times?
I’ve been using many tools to keep my composure — run, walk, journal, healthy cooking, and sleep. I’m also checking in with friends, family, and neighbors.
The one common calming activity that challenges me is meditation. When I stop, my mind doesn’t — it kicks into high gear with ideas galore, and they aren’t all pretty.
Instead, moving helps me stay calm and focused. The most fundamental movement for calming is rocking. (We rock babies, right?)
To help you and your family regroup in an active way, I’m sharing some short and simple videos using movement to promote calming of the nervous system.
Next week I’ll share a series of videos to help with breathing. Read more