I almost believe this, and that's a huge thing. Despite my years of study, teaching, and immersion in the world of yoga and meditation, I never thought my anxiety would let me sit still long enough to do anything but check meditation off of my daily to-do list. But recently? Something clicked. Something clicked, and I stumble… Continue reading Your focus.
I doubt anyone here will misunderstand me when I say you don't always have to choose the difficult path. On the contrary, to choose difficulty simply because it's difficult leads, in my experience, to little peace and much exhaustion. Of course I don't mean that we won't do (and shouldn't do) difficult things. But level… Continue reading Better humans.
We are capable. Full stop. I know, conversely, that that's an exhausting statement. Just writing it tires me out. But that's because we're looking forward at all those circumstances (not gonna lie--most of them fabricated in our intricate and endlessly dark imaginations) yet to come that we'll then have to overcome. So we have to stop… Continue reading Remain standing.
Sometimes the only thing you can do is walk away. Not forever, not from everything, but just for the air, the space, the perspective.
Actively choosing to wait is as firm a decision as one to move, and I think we often forget that. We confuse waiting with stagnation, or mistake it as procrastination. On the contrary--we're immersed in a culture of rushing--rushing to get the job done, to get to work, to get home, to get to the… Continue reading As yet in darkness.