How I Stopped Letting Stress Run My Life

How I Stopped Letting Stress Run My Life

For years I let FEAR (and stress) run my life. I was anxious and overwhelmed - most of the time.

But then something truly miraculous happened.

In 2012, after years of seeking support from teachers, therapist and guides I woke up to the realization that if committed to taking small daily actions I might be able to stop letting fear and stress run over me.

By this time I had already been practicing yoga since 2005; but it wasn't until I committed to a daily spiritual self-care practice (outside of the group yoga classes) that I finally began to experience some relief - and eventually real tools that helped me break through obstacles. These tools still help me today.

1 Question to Stop Giving Away Your Inner Peace

1 Question to Stop Giving Away Your Inner Peace

One of the questions offered in January’s reflection (svadhyaya in sanskrit) is “What triggers or habits disturb my peace?’

It’s an empowering question that encourages us to grow in awareness and joy; and shift from victim consciousness to hero consciousness in our lives. It has helped me tremendously over the years - as well as so many people I work with privately.

This question helps us move our focus from what is happening to us, to what is happening from us.