Be Kind To Your Mind

Feb 04, 2021

 

Oh, our dear minds.

The mind is sometimes likened to a butterfly that flits around from flower to flower, never quite landing on a place to rest.

Until we give it one, that is.

Consider how your practice offers your mind a place to settle for a while.

Whether it’s the breath or the body,

A sensation, movement, or action,

An uplifting thought, a sacred sound, or presence itself.

Yoga gives the mind a chance to slow down and take a break from what is otherwise an incessant stream of usual activity.

What we do in yoga, of course, gives us tools to be kind to our minds throughout the rest of our day.

The breath is always there.

The body and its sensations are always there.

There’s whatever we’re doing in the present moment – typing on a keyboard, folding laundry, preparing a meal.
 
What are the places in your day where you’re able to give your mind a place to rest?

 

 

 

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