Improvising jazz is new for me. It is both exhilarating and scary. Kind of like life! I was a serious flute player when I was young then let it go for most of my adult life. Two years ago I joined an amateur
A month ago I fell and sprained my wrist. A week ago I tripped on a metal spike hidden in some grass and fell again, bruising my leg. There is the physical business of attending to injury, icing, not being able to
In the face of vast evidence to the contrary, we cling to the belief that life should be fair. Wanting something to be other than what it is, leads to suffering. We feel frustrated. Powerless. It feels unbearable. Tragic.
We all know the energy of fear. There is the “zing” of adrenaline and cortisol of our survival system preparing us for fight/flight/freeze. The emotional freeze of binge watching Netflix or going down the rabbit hole of the internet when we