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Saturday is my day to share some postive ways for dealing with the stresses of life.  Trying to quit smoking is a biggie.  I hope that with this yoga series someone can benefit from my methods for dealing with life's challenges in a positive way. Let me know you were here=).
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Howdy, drink a glass of water first (8oz at least), take 5 deep breaths in and out.  Relax your shoulders, sit up straight and now pull your shoulders down and hold your head up, pulling your spine.  If you can reach down (even if youre sitting) and touch your toes.  Attempt to stretch today.  Please today make an effort to drink 2 Liters of water.  In the cold and flu season, the best offense is to keep hydrated....and wash your hands frequently.

I am for the 4th weekend in a row, busy as a one legged hop toad.  I am sorry.  I think this is the last weekend for this craziness, but I do appreciate that you came here and looked at my diary.   Does anyone have a favorite yoga pose or mudra?  Share it!

Namaste. ☺

Try this set:

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