I thought I knew something about the power of stickers. When Tim started training me last October I started this streak of working out and one day he brought in stickers for me to put on my calendar for every day I worked out. I wrote about it here. I loved those little smiley faces and I was bound and determined to keep them going on my calendar.
Cindy Davis Meixel is one of the Virtual Yogarians, and she wrote that her daughter, Aria made her a calendar at the beginning of the month and for every day Cindy does yoga, Aria gives her a sticker.
Now, I totally love this! But when I pictured this calendar I HAD NO IDEA IT WOULD BE THIS MAGNIFICENT!
Check it. Here are 2 pics Cindy sent me of her “yoga assistant” and her yoga calendar:
This is beyond amazing. How could you NOT do yoga everyday with a calendar like this?
(Aria? You rock.)
5 thoughts on “Day 20: The Power of Stickers”
aaaaawwwwwwwww … how sweeeeeeet … 🙂
I received Sticker #20 last night … after a very mellow 20 minutes before 9 pm … I had expected to arrive at Day 20 with wide-open intensity, however, I just ssssslid in softly … very mellow. That is alright too. At least the streak continues.
PS Aria is also a great assistant when I’m in child’s pose – she likes to add extra pressure to my lower & upper back when I’m in child – similar to how a yoga teacher helps her students out, but Aria learned this in her modern dance class since they do child’s pose during their warm-up stretches. She does these pressures-pushes for 10 counts, 3 times, then she lays across my back with hers. Aaaaaaaahhhhhhhhh. A Mini-Yogamama-in-Training?!?
PPS my cat is my second-assistant. He is very good at downward dog.
This explains it. You must be a terrific Mom to have such a thoughtful, caring daughter!!! Just as I suspected!!
Cindy, this is fantastic. Not that I would expect anything less from a girl named Aria!!
This is fantastic! And endlessly shames my post-it note that keeps track. Yesterday I did the series again and today for day twenty I just sat. I sat and meditated for fifteen minutes. I have never done this before. I was fine for eight minutes until my foot fell asleep and my back was on fire, and the last minute felt like twenty. But I did it.
You are the best and your mom is so lucky to have such a great training party. I cant wait to have you visit so you can help me with my yoga. I am not quite as excited about having kitty as 2nd assistant…
Anyway, you and your mom keep on with your yoga practice!!