Tapas is a Yoga word with a big meaning – it relates to change and the need for staying power, determination and self discipline in the process. Within Tapas are two other really important elements - Abhayasa, meaning consistent, repeated effort and Vairagya, meaning not obsessing about results.
For those who set a New Year’s resolution, by February most will have given up. Why? Because we might have set an unrealistic goal, we want results too quickly, or we struggle to put the effort in regularly enough.
We can create change any time we want to, it doesn't have to be a New Year. How we go about it is what matters.
How can we deal better with a change we'd like to make?
What could you create for yourself with the mix of consistent, repeated effort and determination?
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