Last November 2010, I was going to attend the New York State annual Occupational Therapy Conference at Columbia University Hammel Center for health sciences. I signed up for a chair yoga workshop because I had been teaching one at my hospital for over a year and wanted to observe other approaches to chair based yoga.
I have always thought about death too much. As a child, as a young adult living in the city and now as a full fledged grown up, I still think about death too much. My psychiatrist father has often told me it’s because I’m anxious, and another psychologist friend confirmed it’s not age appropriate thinking. [...]