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  • Finding Refuge from an Overwhelming World
    In an article in Yoga Journal, Judith Hanson Lasater shares how you can take a refuge from the busyness and stress. As she says, “(refuge) is not about running away, but rather it is about deciding what you want to move toward. Refuge is not dependent upon a location at all. Rather, it is actually an intention we can choose.” Being present in our lives helps us to navigate the world. Practices such as meditation, mindfulness, yoga, and breathwork calm the mind and body so can experience a different way of living that is not full of angst. Judith also says, “The ultimate self-care is recognizing that you are more than your surface self and remember to act from this realization. When you do this, you may feel a spontaneous and sometimes surprising upwelling of kindness, compassion, and joy.” “Restorative Yoga poses are particularly helpful. For example, time spent reposing in a supported Savasana (Corpse Pose) can reinforce that you are “enough” [Read more…]