Although most relationships are based on a foundation of genuine love and respect, at some point in all relationships, challenges and breakdowns naturally occur.
At the time this blog is published, I’ll be halfway through my first year of Yoga Therapist training. As each week completes, I’m more convinced that I’m working toward what will be my second career as a Yoga Therapist.
As a yogi, I’d get to the studio, place my mat, claim my space, and prepare for the session. In time, other yogis arrive, set up their space, and prepare. Eventually, the class begins.
And then IT happens!
What am I talking about?
The Yamas are guidelines, but it takes time to understand them, adjust, and let gradual change set in.
I can’t tell you how many times I’ve said to myself, "When I do this, then I’ll do that."
I usually do that when I’m not really interested in the "that." Or, when I’m concerned with how I’ll be received wherever "that" is or whatever other reason I have that holds me back from the "that."
As I drove toward my studio a few days following Hurricane Harvey, I noticed that the price of gas had risen anywhere from 25-40¢ per gallon depending on the brand and the location along my route.
I heard myself saying, “That’s not right!”
Have you ever felt anxious? Tense? Jittery? Off? Frustrated?
Something lingering just below the surface? Gone from zero to sixty in a split second? Can’t really catch your breath? Racing heartbeat? It just won’t go away!