“Trying to change ourselves does not work in the long run because we are resisting our own energy. Self-improvement can have temporary results, but lasting transformation occurs only when we honor ourselves as the source of wisdom and compassion.” ~Pema Chodron, The Places That Scare You In my late thirties, I was a yoga teacher and an avid practitioner.
I lived by myself in a small but beautiful studio apartment in Tel Aviv, Israel, right next to the beach. Every morning I woke up in my large bed with a majestic white canopy and said a morning prayer.
I meditated for an hour and practiced pranayama and yoga asana for another hour and a half. When I was done, I prepared myself a healthy breakfast and sat at the rectangular wooden dining table, facing a huge window and the row of ficus trees that kept me hidden from the world.Read more on tinybuddha.com