I’ve worked hard at becoming a certified yoga instructor. 5 years ago, I enrolled in a difficult program where I was evaluated on my teaching performance each week by one of the least yogi yoga instructors I’d ever met. She was harsh, controlling, and extremely critical. Just what I needed…
The other side of fear
I feel nervous at times about who is on the other side of fear. I’m nervous about the person I’ll become when I let go of everything nonsensical that I currently care about. Who will I be when I’m free? After worrying about it, for a while, I realize I can create that person and that I don’t have to fall victim or feel threatened by them. It’s quite literally up to me to build them from the ground up. I can do that. I actually hold that power.
When my feet hit the ground
When my feet hit the ground, I remember the feeling of implicit comfort. I remember the feeling of unconditional presence. I remember the complexity and simplicity all at once, and the beauty that is that duality. I take note of the grass like blankets around my feet. I feel the texture of the soil beneath my footprints. I wiggle my toes and connect with each sensation. I take my time remembering and reearthing myself.
Spiritual Seekers, Mystics, and the Road to Enlightenment
Spiritual Seekers, Mystics, and the Road to Enlightenment Spirituality has become commonplace in recent years and continues to spread throughout our culture. What was once considered rare or “woo woo”, is becoming a norm and a way of life. There’s a certain mindset and flavor around being spiritual in the…