Happy Monday my loves!
So, in amongst January’s rubbishness there is, as always, a ray of light – 30 days of Yoga.
The January program from yoga goddess and all round good human Adriene Mishler is called Home. A program which she creates fresh every year, and shares with us all FOR FREE. This is the 5th year that I’ve followed along, every time amazed and thrilled and stretched at not only what I am capable of, but also at the way having a regular practice changes how you think about life. My muscles ache, that is for absolute certain, but it stretches your mind, too. It switches your perspective, gets you to ask yourself questions, and generally makes you spend time thinking about stuff that regular life doesn’t generally allow time for. I’ve written several times before about how much I admire Adriene and what she does, so I won’t gush on about it again here. Except that I love her.
One of the ideas that often comes up in some of her videos is taking care of oneself – tending to your needs. Being true to yourself. Tend to your space. Give yourself a nice place to be, so that you can feel happy and fulfilled and ultimately, help others.
This advice is slowly, after years of practice, sinking in to the every day. Looking at life and work and home and business and myself as a whole rather than separate boxes, and seeing how they can fit together in a way that feels good from the inside. Talk about a mission for the coming year!
I hope you’ve all had a good start to the year – and if not – well, it’s early days – things are bound to improve 😉
Back to furniture next week, I promise!