Days 3 & 4: My focus when I am “doing” is phenomenal. In fact, all I want is to do, to move to act. It’s the “being” that is trickier… But in the energy I find myself in now it’s equally difficult to justify “being” as necessary or desirable. However, I know deep down that it is my anchor, that it is so very important. I can feel the mind creating its stories, partnering with the ego to waste emotion on trivial and non-existent pursuits.
Yoga and moving – it is enjoyable and feels great on the body to focus on breath while in movement. My favourite time to stretch and do yoga has always been right before sleeping.
Day 4 – went through a guided meditation on relationships… Phenomenal! Just a random mp3 recording I found on my sister’s iTunes account :)
Day 6: I chance upon a RAIN practice in Yoga journal – for weathering any storm. RAIN stands for “recognition”, “allowing life to be”, “investigation with intimate attention” and “non identification”. I do the practice and centre it around a turbulent relationship.. the healing and fresh space that arise are like a long-awaited balsam applied to an old wound.
The mantra is going well, although my practice of late is very sporadic. But I repeat it when I can, wherever and whenever the spirit moves me.