I have started going out on Ediz Hook a few mornings a week after dropping off little Archimedes at Kindergarten. It's cold and much better on still days as the wind hurts a bit but the sunrise is worth it. I'm not typically so not a morning person but I am loving the sunrise since I have to be up to get two of the four spawn off to school. Definitely finding the silver lining!
I have the place pretty much to myself with the gorgeous mountains in the distance and the water washing up lots of treasures on shore. I found the best heart rock ever! The solitude is lovely and I know that everyone is taken care of and won't miss me while I'm away and I can just walk and think and do some yoga. It was a long November and I'm glad for some down time. Its a good time to think and reassess.
I was sent the 108 days of Yoga DVD set to test out for a review and I am excited about it but putting it off as its going to be intense and I need to get in the right mind frame for that. Since my yoga practice is coming together slowly after the craziness that was this summer and fall I am working on the inner aspects of yoga to get me ready to do the asanas which will in turn get me ready for more spiritual work. It's a wonderful circular preparation.
Right now I'm working on the #decemberplankchallenge with check-ins at my Facebook page and you are welcome to jump in anytime!
The picture below is from Day 5 of the December Plank Challenge mixing it up with half time with a leg up and then switch. Hard stuff!!
Im working on 1 minute all this week and I go up 30 seconds every Monday with a bonus workout on Sundays that is more dynamic.
Lots of reviews going on and so much cool stuff to share about! Working on a holiday gift list with cool backpacks and the 108 days program as well as a survival kit! Stay tuned for that. Check out the Vivobarefoot Jing Jing and Off Road HI hiking boot reviews I just put up on Babreviews.com
We don't really do a whole lot for holidays. In my crazy clan, we are prone to get a cake and have a party just because its a Tuesday or someone did well at learning. I avoid the stress of the holidays although it always creeps up and I have to reexamine my childhood...shudder...haha! I want to keep growing and getting better as a human being on this crazy journey even though I have to work out the whole holiday thing.
How are you managing the stress of the holidays? Any great gift ideas?
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