As we ask “why” about Robin Williams, we should also broaden the question. Why tens of thousands of people? What is happening that so many people make this irrevocable choice? What are we missing in our culture? How can we open up the conversation on this issue to make other choices seem more realistic and appealing?
My favorite comment from the archaeologist: The trough and the other newfound monuments have “absolutely transformed” how archeologists view the area, Gaggney said. Yet “until you dig holes you just don’t know what you’ve got.”
Yep, Sometimes ya gotta dig deep to find out what’s goin’ on… Daily Namaste quote of the day!
When somebody like Robin Williams dies and is so beloved, it can bring up those feelings of our loss and get us talking.” And talking is a good thing because it is connection. Connectedness, per CDC, is prevention.
People with a first degree relative, a sibling, parent, or child, who commits suicide are four to six times more likely to kill themselves. Even adoptive children who have never met their biological parents are more likely to be suicidal if their biological parents are.
When the body is in crisis, the fight or flight response engages. As a result, I see patients who “panic breathe”. Many of these patients have been breathing this way for years, and the body has forgotten how to breathe in a natural way.
Dr. Edie Sparks: I have gone through a significant job change, a serious health crisis, and difficult family challenges during my time as her student and I can honestly say that taking yoga from Leena has been key to not just getting through it but to learning from it and living more fully through it.
With Leena’s yoga life coaching, I learned how to move through discomfort or pain and release it. I gained clarity in multiple areas of my life that I struggled with for years. The decisions I needed to make came easier, and I was able to stand stronger in those choices. After the series, I felt like I had returned to “me”…my authentic self.
More than just a physical practice, yoga is a way of life. It is an ancient discipline that promotes healing, growth, and transformation. And sometimes,…