Happy Easter to those who observe and celebrate it!
I’m making a guest appearance on AFG today (as opposed to just loitering there like I usually do), but I wanted to take a moment to share a delightful new find with you.
I had the great good fortune recently to be asked to read and review Max Strom’s new book, A Life Worth Breathing: A Yoga Master’s Handbook of Strength, Grace, and Healing, which has just been released.
The ultimate goal of this book, in the author’s words, is “to live a life you have always known you could live, a life with meaning, a life full of love, a life worth breathing.” *contented sigh* Doesn’t that just sound heavenly?
Using a nicely-woven series of stories and exercises (some physical, some not), Max Strom guides the reader through explorations of the what he calls the Three Pillars of Transformation: the body, the mind, and the soul. An accomplished yoga master, Strom cautions that physical movement alone is not enough to live a life of authenticity, we must heal our internal selves as well. And we begin that by focusing on the breath and what it tells us about ourselves and what it can do to help us heal.
If you’re looking for change, for better health, stillness, and/or contentment, you might just find some answers in this book. I suspect I’ll be finding answers to it for years to come. It’s that kind of book.
I could go on for hours (and already have to a couple of folks) about this book, but in a weirdly ironic twist, I have a massive head cold/allergy thing going on and my head feels like an overstuffed watermelon. Must get it cleared so that I can get back to proper breathing and life transforming.