Welcome to those on the 5 Day Shift 🙌🏼 making small daily changes to allow more access to inner wisdom, creativity and enjoyment.
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I’m reminded today how practice is essential not only for times of great challenge but also for times of massive excitement. Keeping equilibrium in sight provides a grounding and substantial guide for action or lack of it - the wu wei. The effortless non-doing becomes apparent when we check our impulses against the backdrop of truth that regular practice provides.
This is not the same as holding back or contriving outcomes, it is a swift and necessary measure (habit) to check in with ourselves in the midst of varying intense situations - and see if we are still aligned.
When we are informed by our true nature we reinforce its (our) power to know what’s right for us, things feel simpler, choices are obvious and even if the action that follows might be crunchy or difficult, there is still a deep sense of rightness about it.
We learn that we can trust ourselves.
To have the best capacity for holding enjoyment and luxuriating in pleasure until it runs out, rather than mentally skipping off or deflecting it, practice.
To have the best capacity for holding uncomfortable, painful emotion until it can be felt and passes, practice.
The yoga of everyday living calls for our exquisite attention, that we allow our experience IN to be felt and honoured, without being obliterated by it.
Our sense of self, our alignment with our true nature and our unique potential depends on this.
So whether so low or so high, give yourself 15 minutes today of loving care and attention like you would a tired out child.
This life is so much.
Keeping the silver thread of practice running throughout enables more joyful experiencing of all of it.
We’ll be gone soon enough.
Love every moment - even the ouchy ones.
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