Tag Archives: trauma

The body remembers

Several years ago I had my first chance at attempting a handstand. Though a seasoned Yogi and well versed with headstands (that is head-stand, not hand-stand,) I never before tried that pose. Taking a class at another studio, the instructor had … Continue reading

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The straw that broke

We all have a breaking point. I certainly do. For years I have been fascinated by what makes one give up. Surely it is not the specific straw, but rather what we amassed on our lives’ shelf, years prior, which … Continue reading

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Whatever doesn’t kill you…

…typically leaves behind a scar; the further traumatic the event, the deeper the mark. This occurred to me for no particular current reason, aside of hearing someone at a cafe quoting Friedrich Nietzsche’s saying “That which does not kill us … Continue reading

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