Posted by Gay McKinley on April 11, 2018 . 0 Comments
The Bodies that are Never Good Enough is the title of one of the chapters in my book "On Becoming Good Enough". I was exploring how and why we are so hard on our bodies. Fortunately, I (now) long ago found peace in what my body looks like; what it can do and what it can't do. It is profoundly 'good enough'. However, only yesterday I was challenged to re-think my own perception of my own body.
Yesterday I attended a most wonderful yoga retreat organised by Mitch Gibson from Yogabowl. It was seriously uplifting stuff. Gentle yoga by the sea, meditation by the sea, eating yummy food by the sea, massage by the sea, swimming in the sea.
Two experiences shook me up. In a mindfulness exercise we were invited to explore our hands, to really...