Regulating and possibly releasing extra energy can be especially helpful if you have ADHD. Power On, Power Off is an energetic practice that you can use when you need to settle - both mind and body..
Busy minds and bodies can match busy places and times. And then there are places and times that call for calmer minds and calmer bodies. Our bodies are so connected to our minds that they can help each other settle, with Elevator Practice.
There will be times when you notice that it is difficult to stay-the-course, to keep going.
Tapping Practice might create a sense of internal steadiness –that strength we need to keep showing up, keep going – even when something feels challenging or unfamiliar.
Build a steady strength in your mind and body, with practice.
Sometimes it’s hard to be still or even imagine being still. Slow Motion Hands is a mindfulness practice for those times.
Move while strengthening your ability to focus and notice what works best in a given moment. You don’t have to be totally still to train yourself to slow down and be more present.
Sometimes it’s hard to even imagine being still. Head, Shoulders, Knees, and Toes is perfect for those times.
Move while strengthening your ability to focus and notice what works best for your body and mind.
You can move to train your whole self to be more present, even just for brief moments throughout your day.
However energetic you are feeling is fine. High energy, low energy, or somewhere in between. Then there are those times when you need to change your energy to fit where you are and what you are doing. For Press and Lower, imagine that you need to bring your energy down. To slow yourself down.
When you find yourself needing or wanting to settle, it is helpful to have tools to try: tools that your mind and body are familiar with and can help you shift.
Tick Tock is a private practice including movement, with a connection to a time-honored strategy of rocking yourself to sleep…
Sometimes simple, everyday activities can go unappreciated. But yawning will have its day.
It can be a practice of both awakening and activating as well as calming and settling your nervous system.
Need a reset, a personal reboot?
Try this, intentionally yawn.
Make it a practice and notice the outcome. For you…
When you're low on energy or stuck in slow motion, you can try increasing your energy, from the inside… Practice Feet and Hands Moving to activate.
For this practice you may be reclined, lying down or sitting.
Direct your attention to your feet. Pressure, warmth, numb. Wiggle the toes…
On any given day, you can feel stuck. Stuck in the middle of your busy thoughts, stuck in your heavy emotions or stuck in a space (a non-moving / non-getting-going kind of space).
This Lifting Practice can be used anywhere and at any time. It can help you create a habit…