I’m reading Judith Lasater’s Living Your Yoga. She does a nice job of suggesting several mantras for daily living broken up into different sections of the book including Self-Judgment, Letting Go, Patience and Faith. Here are some of them I relate to.
My life is a work in progress.
All the answers are within me.
Life is practice: practice is life.
I can always make a choice.
There is enough time.
Perfect is an illusion.
It is a good time of year to find a mantra, as we are all cold and possibly a little stir crazy. After reading and reflecting, I found one that I am going to use.
I give myself fully to each moment.
Those seven words really spoke to me. Am I ever fully present? I am playing with my kids while I am looking at my phone, cleaning, cooking dinner and talking to my husband. I hope to slow down and focus on one task at a time and really appreciate what I am doing as mundane as it may be.
This mantra is one of the many reasons why I love yoga. There are no distractions on my mat and it is the only place I am fully committed to being present in the moment.
I will repeat my mantra as I move forward.
Do you relate to any of the above mantras or do you have your own?
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