Open your heart to the world and breathe in the beauty. As I have broken down the walls that I built around my heart, I feel so much more. More love, more expansive, more pain. I feel alive!
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How many times have you thought you were living honestly, authentically, truthfully, and it turns out, you’ve been trying to live someone else’s values and truth, and it’s made you literally sick to not be your own shining self?
Compassion is knowing that we are all doing the best we can with the tools we have and with what we know in this moment.
It's suffering WITH someone (not FOR someone, and this is also where boundaries come into play).
I just hit “send” on an an application to be a photographer on Yoga Journal’s Live Be Yoga Tour. What an amazing end to 2016.
I’ve struggled with my body image, confidence and self worth for most of my life. I believed I was ugly and needed to lose weight. I put my self-worth in the way I looked.
It is cultivated each and every day through our thoughts, emotions and actions.
I used to be all externally focused.
A serious case of wanderlust, worrying about other people and their problems as a way to avoid my own, constantly being busy so that I wouldn't be with my own thoughts for too long, and only concerned with how my body looked with no awareness of how it felt.
Through understanding, compassion and acceptance, we can pave the way to love, freedom and happiness.
My journey towards deeper self-love has taken years of making tiny changes, lots of mistakes, and many shifts in mindset shifts. When I made yoga a part of my daily life two years ago, it cultivated my loving body awareness.
Is peace something that we have to search for, something we have to work at to attain? Or is it something we are in our truest nature when you peel back the layers, at our very core, sitting alongside love and joy?
One year ago to the day, I had a crazy thought that thrilled me and scared me. I wrote it down so I would not forget:
"I want to become a yoga instructor. I want to open my own studio. I want to be able to someday do what i love all day to be able to support us."
Get ready for a big breakthrough.