Little darlin’ . . .
Spending a day in the sun does a whole lot more than just warm your skin and increase vitamin D in your system. It’s more than just depression prevention. The sun symbolizes nourishment, growth, bright new beginnings. Too much may not be healthy for our skin, but overall, a sunshiney location is correlated with better health.
Surya Namaskar (Sun Salutations) in yogic practice pays homage to the power and necessity of the sun, teaching us devotion, focus, and how to manifest that warmth from within.
And today, sweating away in the afternoon sun in downtown Honolulu, I was grateful for the rays.
Now if only I could figure out a way to bring some of it back with me to New York . . .