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Mary Eastland's Blog Blog Tools Rate This Blog
Creation Date: 08-29-2009 04:57 AM
Mary Eastland
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In General Just go aready.... Entry Tools Rate This Entry
  #47 New 04-12-2016 09:27 AM

I go to aikido class no matter how I feel unless I am sick. Sometimes I am injured and I still go because I can either take it easy or sit out. The class still helps. Aikido class provides an exchange of energy that is healing.

My mind comes up with creative excuses about not going to class because Aikido class is so good for me. Sometimes I hear in my mind, "You are too tired" or "You are too emotional…you might cry," I go anyway. If I cry on the mat it won't be the first time. Being tired is always fixed right away. I always feel better after class than before.

The human condition often shuns that which is really helpful to our development. I don't know why or really care. I just watch those negative pre class thoughts and go anyway. I have never been disappointed with how I feel after class or during. Something is always fun and interesting and good for me.

The dojo is clean and ready for tonight's class. Hope to see you there.
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#1 05-06-2016 01:48 AM
Linda Eskin Says:
Agreed. I've also been to plenty of classes where I've just gone to watch, take notes, take photos, sketch the techniques, or whatever. I always learn something, and am glad I went. Funny all the things our minds try to throw in the way, like spikes strips. ;-)

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