We often seek guidance from a mentor or expert who can direct us to the right answer. But expertise has its limits. The antidote to expertise is experiments.
After a lifetime at war, this is how I developed a loving relationship with my body and learned to call it home.
Life is not meant to be observed from under the shelter of the umbrella or awning, while we wait for the storm to pass. It is meant to be lived and embraced with full commitment to getting wet.
It can be hard to cultivate equanimity, the state of remaining calm and non-reactive. One way is by repeating this simple 5-word mantra.
What if the fear and doubt were not regression, but a portal to the next stage of progress?
The mind doesn’t come with an “off” switch. But with the right intervention you can slow down your spinning mind.