Another mantra to join "It's All Good", "This is America — you can do whatever you want", "Good, But Different", "Deal with it and Move On", "Notice and Return", "Soften into the Experience", and other cheerful bumper-stickers to help recover affectionate self-awareness when things get hectic:
As yogini friend Rayna Matsuno (Weise) observes, re the difficulties of raising a family:
Our teacher always said, "Oh, having children very difficult. 7th series!"
(In Ashtanga yoga, Rayna explains, there are only six series of poses; most people never get beyond the first ...) - ^z - 2013-07-28