108-SunSalutes-Home-Yoga-Practice-Bob Davis Podcast 925

Creating A Solid Home Yoga Practice

These days if you want to do yoga in most places, you have to do it at home. Yoga studios closed. What do you do? Develop your own yoga practice. Join me on the journey in 108-SunSalutes-Home-Yoga-Practice-Bob Davis Podcast 925.

Twenty Years Of Practice

Most noteworthy for me is my twenty years of practicing yoga. So I should be able to do this right? Truthfully there are guides online, so you don’t have to reinvent the wheel.

Not Worthy To Teach?

Even more I never felt I my practice was good enough for me to even think about teaching.

Always A Student

Moreover I always felt the best thing for me and my practice was to be a student.

Enter The Lock Down

Enter the lock down. The sequester. Shelter In Place. Quarantine. Whatever we call it, the pandemic is wreaking havoc for Yogis, Martial Artists and Gym Rats.

Get Creative

As the result of the studios and gyms being closed we have to get creative. Learn more in 108-SunSalutes-Home-Yoga-Practice-Bob Davis Podcast 925

Not As Easy To Practice At Home As I Thought

Consequently I decided to start practicing yoga at home. For someone who has practiced as much as I have, it should be easy. Right?

Long Term Goal To Have A Home Practice

In contrast developing my own practice was a little more challenging than I thought. I didn’t let that bother me though. Above all for years I have wanted to be able to have a practice I could do whether I was on an abandoned dirt road in the desert, or stuck at home during a quarantine.

Enter The Sun Salute!

One of the things I love about yoga are sun salutes. So the two series I developed for myself all start with 25 sun salutes.

Not Done, Until It’s Over Done

Likewise the other day I thought, we do 108 sun salutes twice a year to celebrate the change of seasons. Why not do that at home?

The Wow Factor

Wow! Probably one of the best things I have ever done.

We Can’t Predict The Future But We Can Practice Every Day

Finally some real talk. I think it’s most noteworthy we don’t really know when this will end, how it will end. We don’t even know where we’re going to be when it’s all over.

Now I Have A Strong Daily Yoga Practice

While I can hope for the best I know the only way I can keep balanced, and clear my head, is to have a strong daily yoga practice.

Missing My Yoga Community

In conclusion I want to dedicate this podcast to the my teachers and the yoga community where I live. I miss them so much. I know there are zoom classes and DVD’s but it’s not the same as hanging at the studio and talking yoga.

See you all soon.

Namaste

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Podcasting-In-Propaganda-Maelstrom-Bob Davis Podcast 921

Podcasting In A World Of Propaganda

I stay up all night. Especially these days. Time for a walk and talk podcast about podcasting. Learn more in Podcasting-In-Propaganda-Maelstrom-Bob Davis Podcast 921.

Podcasting

First of all I don’t often talk about podcasting. Above all this medium has taken me from one place to another in life.

Propaganda

Especially relevant? I don’t think I have ever seen amount of propaganda we’re exposed to now.

Anxiety and Negative Thoughts

In addition new research shows people in the United States are experiencing high levels of anxiety and negative thoughts.

Trauma

To hear a my podcast about the effects of trauma click here.

Uncertainty Rules

Also I think our biggest problem is the not knowing outcomes.

Walking and Talking Is Good

Consequently it’s always good to do a walk and talk.

Content Creators Struggling

My thoughts as a content creator are especially relevant.

Wading Through Crap

Even more how do content creators thread our way through unprecedented levels of propaganda.

Won’t Tell You What To Think

Furthermore I refuse to tell subscribers and listeners what to think.

Doing Our Homework To Avoid Mass Manipulation

I’ve explained how we can do our own homework. In addition I’ve shown how social media can be used for mass manipulation.

Won’t Follow The Audience’s Lead

Certainly I could tell audiences what they want to hear. Everyone else does, right?

Deeper Into The Darkness

To detail every little rift and latest conspiracy or story making headlines only takes us deeper into the darkness

Leading Rather Than Following

In Podcasting-In-Propaganda-Maelstrom-Bob Davis Podcast 921 I give you two unexpected examples of people who refused to follow their audiences and how they became leaders.

How Do We Get Out Of This Mess?

Finally it seems to me what we need is a way to start thinking how we’re going to get out of this mess we’re in.

Fussin’ and Fighting Won’t Cut It

Fighting about the latest outrage only takes us deeper into the darkness.

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The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910

Pandemic Panic

Time to talk about Panic. Especially the politics of panic. What does the word ‘panic’ mean? All that and more in The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910.

Fourth Podcast About Coronavirus

First of all this is the fourth in a series of podcasts on Coronavirus.

If It Bleeds…It Leads

I certainly did not intend to do a series on Coronavirus. However it’s rise to an official pandemic is most noteworthy.

Ladies and Gentlemen, if it bleeds it leads.

Four Podcasts Anticipating Current Events

Even more these podcasts have anticipated effects in the markets.

Right now the questions are, how bad will it get and what will the political effects be.

Enter the word ‘Panic’

If you are interested in real statistics regarding the spread of Covid-19 you believe ‘fake’ news.

Try to prepare by doing something you think might help your family? Panic.

Moreover media covering the story are automatically guilty of panic if they don’t parrot the party line, which apparently is this is not very serious.

In addition statements made from the White House in an attempt to damp down concern are often contradicted almost immediately.

Blame Everyone

Blame the media. Or China. Say the democrats are making a big deal out of this.

Blame the president for his off the cuff style and colorful language.

He blames CNN and the previous president.

Let’s not forget social media because it brings out the worst human instincts at times like these.

Learn more in The-Politics-Of-Panic-Bob Davis Podcast 910.

This Ain’t No Party

Finally one wonders whether we are truly panicking.

This Ain’t No Disco

Selling stock because the market is going down isn’t necessarily panic.

This Ain’t No Time For Fooling Around

Buying toilet paper may seem silly but it hardly qualifies as panic.

Measured And Careful Response

In conclusion Covid-19 is now a worldwide pandemic. That is officially a serious problem.

It’s reasonable to suggest a serious problem requires a measured and careful response that doesn’t minimize, spin, or denigrate people who are concerned about it.

Economic and Political Effects Snowballing

A measured and careful response is even more important as economic effects snowball and markets are effected.

I don’t think people trust the government anymore.

Can you blame them?

Oh right…you can!

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