What do you see? The blots or the white background?
The mind has been a repeating theme lately. Here’s some mind – based, mind - blowing information:
Over time, because we tend to focus on the repeated and negative thoughts, creating more and more blots, we can no longer see the white background – we’ve got a head full of “stuff”.
Yoga's roots are geared to increase the mind’s ability to focus. This funnels our many thoughts to specifics related to body or breath, co-ordination or rest, over time shifting the mind’s patterns. When our mind's patterns and focus improves we become calmer, more productive, have a better outlook, feel less overwhelmed, sleep better – shall I go on?!
Be clear, the thoughts may still happen, but, with consistent, regular practice (see my January blog for more on that) we can teach the mind new habits.
Here’s another mind-blowing piece of information:
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