Life is filled with twists and turns, ups and downs and I suppose that’s what makes our lives all the more exciting, scary, heart breaking and yet so fulfilling and rewarding. At the end of the day we can only control how we react, how we feel and how we ourselves, view the world.
Circumstances will always be in flux as we physically can’t control anything…. the daily weather, your lover, not even your banker! With all my work in yoga and meditation, I still have to remind myself to sit down and just breathe.
The life of a yogi is fearless. We tackle challenges with courage, stretch our personal limitations with no expectations and continue to stay true to our personal core values no matter what the outcome. I have recently found myself facing my financial future and getting smart about how to plan for the unexpected. Being self-employed for eight years now with no retirement fund, health care, holidays, sick pays, superfunds... It’s up to me to take control of my destiny... a very scary yet inspiring concept to say the least. It has bought to my attention the very basis of control and how meditation and yoga has helped me in aligning my values, thoughts, and action. So…just breathe!
I have categorized the benefits of yoga and meditation into 12 physiological and psychological benefits.