Now that we are on the month of the "Pride" movement, I want to write about it from a deeper perspective. I'm not gonna dwell into the meaning of the word "Pride", which to me is another form of control with its provoking connotation, like the "feminist" movement (why should we be "proud" of being… Continue reading Identity & Variety
Although the musical aspect (having a good musical ear, etc.) plays a very important role in knowing how to listen, I will skip that and focus on the general human side. Disgracefully, we have forgotten how to listen as civilization has evolved into more noisy times. Why do we need to listen? - you'd ask.… Continue reading Listen
This is a continuation of Breathing Exercises. Lie down on a comfortable flat surface (use a mat preferably). Make sure you minimize the gap between your waist and the floor, and between the back of your neck and the floor (feel your spine lengthening). Allow yourself to relax as if you were going to fall… Continue reading Breathing Exercises 2
It's the question that I have been asked over and over again throughout the years. My answer (instinctively, at first, and experimentally proven later) has always been: YES, YOU CAN. Think of it this way: can someone with no knowledge/skill on how to make ceramic pots, make ceramic pots? yes they can, as long as… Continue reading Can everyone sing (in tune)?
As much as we humans like to see ourselves as free-willed beings and with capability of choice (which we also have if we follow our truth), we are pretty much creatures of habit in our basic behaviours. We are quite predictable. And I guess that justifies our instinctual nature. Things like waking up, eating, going… Continue reading Habits & Routines
This morning I was teaching Aerobics to a group of people in their 70s. It made me think how much I enjoy being around older people, most of them are appreciative of every single detail, they are kind and respectful. They have lived in a time when there was no internet and they grew developing… Continue reading The things that matter
How far are you willing to go to overcome your challenges? How much are you willing to push/risk in order to get something/somewhere? It's a hard one because sometimes no matter how hard you push, the improvements will be imperceptible even when for you might mean a hell of an effort, you might feel that… Continue reading Pushing, Accepting & Allowing