February 2019 Meditation: The Body Is Your Anchor

My personal theme for 2018 was “root to rise,” a phrase I borrowed from yoga teacher Adriene Mishler. She often uses this phrase when moving from a forward fold into mountain pose. Last year, I wanted nothing more than to feel as steady and sure as a mountain. My internal landscape at the time I chose the phrase for myself was anything but—I was constantly reactive, triggered, and felt deeply…