Meditation is kind of intimidating, am I right? At least, for me it is.
I enjoy quiet time as much as the next person; I go to yoga class (mainly for the fitness benefits); and I know that meditation can reduce stress levels, improve concentration, and help me achieve inner peace -- but it's still really hard for me to actually do. I feel a little lost, like I need a guide to help me through the process.
Now, I can't imagine everyone's going to stand on their heads like this guy, but I have taken to a corner at an airport gate and done some subtle stretching before a flight (forward hang, seated twists). And it really does make a difference in how achy you feel during and after a flight.
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When I was growing up in Washington State, I was the only kid in the class with vegetarian parents who were super into foot reflexology.
Of course, I didn’t appreciate their forward-thinking ways—I rebelled as much as possible, indulging in Whopper Jrs and stuffing my pockets with candy from my paper-route spending money. But somehow, as much as I hated their weird ideas, they certainly did influence me. I just had to come to it on my own. Read More...