Yoga to the Rescue

So I can’t eat chocolate with the same abandon as I could a year ago…What’s next? This npr story explains that muscles actually shrink when we age, leading to weight gain. The good news is that a geriatric researcher at UCLA is studying to see which...

Moving Through Molasses

Amy taught me how to move my arms slowly, as though I am pushing through molasses. Lo and behold, my biceps began to bulge. (Sort of) I wonder if doing this as part of a yoga practice counts as strength training. According to this NYT article, older women who did an...

Boosting My Amps

Marcia Lucas, in Psychology Today, put into words my thoughts about how meditation has changed my perception of people: “When you practice mindfulness meditation, you boost your amperage for relationships. Your brain gets better at making sense of incoming...