Waking With Joy and Purpose

Just learning to breathe properly will change your life by reducing the amount of stress that morphs into “strain.” Learning to do this once every hour was even better.

I love the fact that for the next year, I have a perfect excuse to dive deeper into my Tai Chi. That means study, physical practice, mental practice. It means breaking each move down into the smallest components, and then building back up again. For decades, I’ve left a nice warm bed (and sometimes a nice hot woman!) to teach a roomful of strangers in a hotel room at 8 or 9 in the morning. And when I was able to…

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Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.

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Steven Barnes

Steven Barnes is a NY Times bestselling author, ecstatic husband and father, and holder of black belts in three martial arts. www.lifewritingpodcast.com.