Just Simply Alice on ‘Body Language’

Just Simply Alice’s posts about body language. A language we should all know.

I Can Finally Feel
I Can Finally Feel

I Can Finally Feel

A self-reflection poem I wrote in the midst of processing my emotional pain.

I Can Finally Feel

When I cry
I can feel the pain
And remember the memories
Of so many happy times
Because I can feel
So much pain

(I can finally feel.) ...READ MORE...

Nature Based Metaphors and My Life
Nature Based Metaphors and My Life

Nature Based Metaphors and My Life

Through utilizing my ever growing collection of nature based metaphors, I will briefly reflect on my most recent camping road trip adventure.

Nature Based Metaphors and My Life

Nature based metaphors are a powerful tool to use when trying to understand the dynamics and behavior of something potentially intangible. Recently I turned off my cell phone for the weekend and escaped on a camping road trip around NE Washington. My ultimate goal focused on disconnection from the every day hustle. However, now reflecting back on my experience, I realize that I actually longed for a re-connection to nature. And, to highlight the complexity of my internal adventure, I will use nature based metaphors to explore my intense weekend journey. The nature based metaphor themes include: earth, water, wind, heart, and fire. ...READ MORE...

Airport Adventure: ‘Don’t Forget About Me in 18F’
Airport Adventure: 'Don't Forget About Me in 18F!'

Airport Adventure: ‘Don’t Forget About Me in 18F’

An airport adventure story about mindfully making the most out of being delayed for 4+ hours in the JFK JetBlue terminal.

Just Simply Alice’s Airport Adventure

While being driven to the JFK airport, JetBlue sent me an update email. My already slightly delayed flight was now going to be delayed by a few hours. This new change in my travel itinerary meant that I was about to have my second cross country red eye flight in less than a week. And, of course, I had work the next morning. ...READ MORE...

Listen to My Body Rhythm
Listen to My Body Rhythm

Listen to My Body Rhythm

A short poem by Just Simply Alice highlighting the importance of non-verbal communication through awareness of body rhythm, and the need for validation.

Listen to My Body Rhythm

If I spoke to you in rhythm
Could you feel how I feel?
For my words can’t communicate
What my body conceals

The rapid beating of my heart
The movement in my legs
The anxious tap of my fingers
The buildup in my head ...READ MORE...