THAT YOU TOO HAVE A BODY!
Why am I bringing this up again? Because I needed to remember. As a writer, I have an infatuation with what I’m writing. Some days, it’s more like a full-blown love affair. One path leads to another…the infinite possibilities unfold. The mind with its cornucopia of delightful discoveries, corners to turn, ideas to share!
However, that said, I forgot, once again, that I have a body with needs besides food, drink and rest.
My body needs and thrives on movement. When I grant this request, everything in me is refreshed and my body feels celebrated. I enjoy walking in nature, some types of yoga, qi gong, tai chi and dance. What about you? Have you remembered to meet your body’s requirements for movement?
When it comes to dance , another favorite is THE WAVE popularized by GABRIELLE ROTH. Google it. The Five Rhythms explores core rhythms of life itself–Flow, Staccato, Chaos, Lyrical and Stillness. Check it out. Perhaps there are corresponding rhythms with writing. What do you think?
Movement Prompt: Ask your body self what it craves as far as physical activity right now. Pay attention. It’s so worth it!