Head in the Clouds

This past weekend I had a serious case of lethargy with a heavy helping of brain farts. 

Quite the combination I know.

As I woke up Sunday morning to teach yoga, I felt as though I couldn't formulate a clear thought. Apparently the 12 hours of sleep I had the night before did nothing help the situation. 

Curious at the side effects of sleeping to much, I casually Googled it. I was comforted to find out that sleeping too much can cause your brain and mental functions to be fuzzy. I have to say that even though I was a ball fog moving through my day, that sleep was much needed. 

As human beings we react to our environment and tend to follow the natural ebb and flow of nature. However, when nature's ebb and flow is off, it can throw our system off as well. Not sure about your city but New York's weather was bizarre this past week. 

We had a 60 degree day on Wednesday, where people were wearing t-shirts and baring their legs. Fast forward to the following day where we had a blizzard, dumping up to 8" of snow. I mean if that isn't confusing to the system, then I don't know what is. 

So you are probably wondering how I combat the trials and tribulations of lack of sleep, followed by too much sleep, mixed with unpredictable winter weather all while fulfilling my weekly obligations.

(Some of you are probably saying that sounds like a normal week to me.)

Well if it is, here is something that can help to keep you going while you work to find the balance.

This self-help is one I continually come back to if I need to give a boost to my mental functions and I don't have the luxury of taking a nap. It works beautifully to dissipate mental fogginess and connect us back to our intuition. 
 
INSTRUCTIONS  1. Find a comfortable place to sit, stand or lay down  2. Place RIGHT hand on the top of your head  3. At the same time, place the LEFT hand and/or finger tips on your forehead between the eyebrows  4. Hold for at least 5 minutes or until you feel a sense of peace  5. Remember to connect with your breath, creating a nice even rhythm

INSTRUCTIONS

1. Find a comfortable place to sit, stand or lay down

2. Place RIGHT hand on the top of your head

3. At the same time, place the LEFT hand and/or finger tips on your forehead between the eyebrows

4. Hold for at least 5 minutes or until you feel a sense of peace

5. Remember to connect with your breath, creating a nice even rhythm

 

Oh, I almost forgot...Happy Valentine's Day! 

Until next time, happy holding :)

Cobi KonaduComment