“Spirituality destroys the self. It deconstructs the false image, smashes everything unreal…every mind-made identity, everything that isn’t really you. It leaves you naked and humbled and unaware of any finish line.” -Jeff Foster
Humans despise feeling stagnant. We must always be moving forward, accomplishing new goals, pursuing another dream. And although this is a strong point in us, it can also create ample amounts of unneeded stress.
It’s truly spectacular what a new moon’s energy can do to my motivation. I have felt like a completely new person, focusing on myself and guiding myself through new challenges every day. It’s stimulating as well as rewarding.
Yoga has always been an off & on practice for me, but lately it’s been my morning routine. I have fallen for it in a new way & I know this time is different. I’m excited to wake up every morning, roll out the mat, set up the tripod, press record, and begin. I’ve looked at yoga through a new lens, a perspective different than before, & I’m discovering things about myself that I haven’t previously.
Yoga can teach much more than how to be flexible or how to pose in Lotus. It’s teaching me life lessons. Here are a few things I am discovering:
The ego is a strange thing.
It can create such confidence, yet be the root of most destruction & suffering. Continue reading