Tag: yoga

I’m Hot: Here’s Proof

Today, I woke up hot. Not sexy hot (because I’m always that — wishful positive thinking), but hot hot. If you’ve been so unfortunate and bored as to follow my complaints about malfunctioning radiators, you’ll be surprised to hear this. I was surprised to feel this. At first, I thought I’ve grown tough and got used

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What I Hated the Least Today 261/365: MS Paint and the Practice of Ensō

Recently I noticed a huge discussion sparkled about MS Paint, which was announced to be retired but the decision was promptly withdrawn because people are sentimental about it and not ready to let it go yet. I’m pretty unsentimental and don’t give a shit. But—this was the first app (then called programme) that I ever used

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What I Hated the Least Today 199/365: Socksies

I know, I’m weird with my diminutives. I have socksies, shoesies, panties and whatnotsies. On my defence, it’s perfectly normal in my mother tongue to diminutivise what you hate the least. Today I hate my toeless sockies the least of everything that I hate the least, with the exception of the catsie (aka the cat),

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What I Hated the Least Today 196/365: Stand

I can’t stand. No, seriously, I can’t stand properly. I suspect all of my body alignment is all messed up. I wouldn’t have noticed, had I not started to practise yoga. And then I wouldn’t have noticed, had I not occasionally made a video of my workout in order to check to what extent I’m

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What I Hated the Least Today 189/365: Public Humiliation

After a year and a half of home yoga practice, I ventured in a public class, hoping this would help me with the correct alignment of the poses. Well, that didn’t work out. The class was however hugely humorous, so it helped me at least with mood boost. Not to be confused with zen boost,

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What I Hated the Least Today 150/365: Lifestyle

I’m scared of people who take a perfectly normal thing, like eating or exercising, and turn it into a whole lifestyle, so making it somewhat abnormal. The trouble is that people with a conscious lifestyle (orthodox yogis, vegetarians, non-gluten eaters, you name it) tend to spread their enlightenment like crusaders. I found myself very uplifted when

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What I Hated the Least Today 125/365: Yoga Block What Again?

My yesterday’s post about a yoga block received a bunch of great and greatly amusing comments, which prompted me to revisit the topic for a follow-up with clarifications and answers to pressing questions which I didn’t even realise my post posed. While I assumed that the existence of yoga blocks was generally known and acknowledged,

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What I Hated the Least Today 124/365: Yoga Block

I got me a yoga block as I grew tired of using Shakespeare’s collected work in lieu of a block (true story). Now the bard (from the most part unread) rests in peace on the shelf and I’m looking to putting the block to test tomorrow morning (or noon, or whenever I chance to get

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