In August 2018 we decided to buy what would become a self-built campervan, and this sparked a whole host of changes for us. With so many house moves over the years, we had already become serial de-clutterers. But with van life on the horizon, we needed to take the de-cluttering to a whole new level.
Most people (me included) recognise only too well when we are in a state of anger, despair, sadness and so on …the so-called ‘negative states.’ What if we paid as much time consciously recognising when we are in a state of joy in the present?
I have the pleasure of introducing you to Gary Ward, an absolute pioneer in the world of movement. Gary is known for breaking the mould of anatomical thinking and for his creation of the Flow Motion Model®.
Perhaps to explain my nonsensical headline, I will first explain what non-conventional footwear means to me, commonly known as barefoot footwear. I usually use the term barefoot on this blog to refer to shoes, but I feel like the ‘barefoot’ qualities I attribute to shoes do not need to be limited to them.
Bare Soled Girl: Could you tell me a little about your general health, if you have any issues that prevent you from navigating your day to day life (injuries, illness etc)? Client: I have a dodgy pelvis since pregnancy that hasn't gone back to normal. Otherwise, fit and healthy, if a little ‘unfit’.
✔️ We all know that taking the stairs is better than the elevator…. ✔️ We all know that walking to work is better than taking the car…. ✔️ We all know that taking movement breaks whilst sitting at a computer is better than being stationary for long periods…….
What is the inner shadow? “It contains all the parts of ourselves that we have tried to hide or deny, the parts we believe are not acceptable to our family, friends, and, most importantly, ourselves. It is made up of everything that annoys, horrifies, or disgusts us about other people or about ourselves.
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