How do you think about your posture? by Bette Chamberlin
When I was a young ballet dancer, people commented on how straight my posture was – no misappropriated curves in my spine (actually few curves altogether!), basically straight. I would hear “you have such good posture”. They thought I did and so did I. Read More
Our Own Climate Change by Bette Chamberlin
It has been a brutally hot summer. I can’t go out most days after 8:30am.
On days off, If I think that I can dilly-dally and wait until 9:30 am, the temperature has often risen 5 degrees. I can’t. Heat is intrusive and the brain and body resists adapting to the onslaught.
Our weather is different now. There has been a distinct major upwards change in in temperature in the last 50 years. Starting in 1895, it looked like the earth was getting cooler and it did until 1970. Then the average temperature starting in each 5 year time frame was reduced from the period before. Not so starting in 1970. In 1970 we started to see more dramatic upticks in temperature. Since then, there have been NO temperature changes down, only up. Read More
In order to pick up your paper, whether you have it at your front door or at the end of your walkway outside your home, you will bend some joints.
The question is, what joints are you using to bend in order to lower yourself in space. HOW are you doing this? Are you cold and hurrying as fast as you can in your stiffened from sleep state? Read More