22 Mar '13, 9am

A runner's experience with the Alexander Technique

For the past few years, I’ve been living an odd sort of life; I go out for voiceover jobs, errands, running, and an occasional dinner with my friend Lara, but the bulk of my life has been online. While I’m utterly grateful for the internet (a large part of my income relies on it and many folks I’ve met through it have become true friends) living in this much solitude is whacked. Sometimes, when I really want to torture myself, I note the parallels between my mother’s life and my own. Granted, she was also a paranoid schizo who killed herself and I am neither of those things, nor will I ever want to check out early, but she was a thoroughly self-contained hermit who craved human contact and at the same time, was afraid of it. That is our parallel. A few weeks ago, something changed within me. It started with the posture work which led me to Alexander Technique which has pos...

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