Chances are you are very busy, maybe even too busy. If that is the case taking time to “do nothing” is even more important for you. We are meant to have a balance of active, doing time–and then a balance of time for relaxation. So often we keep going and going without a break–this generally leads to a decrease in our productivity, irritability and feeling drained.
Everything in our universe grows. Trees, flowers and every living thing grows in one way or another. Even though we may not realize it, our family and loved ones are always growing, too. We may not want to see it because we’re holding onto who they were in the past. By not letting go of past actions, we do not see them for who they are now, which can actually cause a lot of pain.
It weighs about three pounds, yet is so densely packed that it contains more connections than the number of stars in the known universe. If anything qualifies as magic, it would be this micro‑universe. It simultaneously controls such a vast array of tasks that it puts the most advanced computers to shame. It bends light into recognizable images and translates sounds into language and meaning. And in an extraordinary magical transformation, it changes biology into the experience of mind. This wizard is, of course…your brain.
Would you like to become more flexible? Do you want to improve your yoga? Do you look longingly at other more ‘bendy’ yoga students?
I totally understand! It wasn’t that long ago that touching my toes seemed a totally impossible dream away… I used to wish my arms were longer! Today, not only is it easy for me to touch my toes, but as a yoga teacher I feel blessed to be able to teach others how to do this too!