How many times have you heard either yourself or someone else say this? Well, it is usually wailed, not just said! Even when you know that using the word ‘can’t’ is not an ideal thing to do, sometimes it just slips out, especially when you are dealing with something that is challenging or that you find doesn’t come easily. Continue reading →
“Inhibition,” said my Alexander Technique teacher. “That’s the most important thing to be done when you are becoming more aware of what your body is doing.”
When I first heard that word in this context I wondered about it – surely to inhibit something was not a good idea? But slowly, over a few lessons, I have begun to see that inhibition, or pausing, is crucial in unlearning habits that are not helping.
When you know you need to change behaviour; when you know you want different results, when you know you’re stuck where you are, you will realize that movement forward starts with small steps. Continue reading →