If you’ve ever felt that your brain is going to explode and have heard meditation can help then this is a post for you! Meditation-We’ve all heard about it, we all ‘think’ we should be going to classes for it or be practicing it except we have a one hundred and one excuses not to, and its just to hard to sit still! There are articles upon books, upon self help guides upon classes that offer a structure that may […]
Love is always the answer. It’s does not require the presence of reason, the same language to be spoken or a flexible hamstring. It moves through and beyond all perceived barriers, edges and time and its only ever our mis guided belief that we lack in it that causes division, isolation and suffering. The sad thing is we re so used to suffering we don’t recognise when we are. When we judge, we divide, when we separate we isolate and […]
It’s funny when I was training to be a prof dancer I thought balancing came from tightly holding on and making the outside rigid but through yoga I ve learned its the letting go and balancing what’s inside that brings me to this still point #findingsomethingnewineverymoment
A human being is part of the whole, called by us “universe,” a part limited in time and space. He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings as something separated from the rest-a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness. This delusion is a kind of prison for us restricting us to our personal desires and affection for a few persons nearest to us. Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to […]
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You don’t need a mat to practice yoga, simply an awareness of any resistance to bend/change, a sincere wish to move beyond the separateness and isolation this causes, and the courage to move beyond that which is keeping you separate
The path of meditation and the path of our lives together has to do with curiousity, inquisitiveness. The ground is ourselves, and to get to know ourselves as we actually are today, not as we are in our minds or our opinions, we can study ourselves via a very simple sitting practice. We often put this off with the excuses; waiting for a quiet moment, visiting a place that has no disruptions, waiting until a piece of work is completed, […]