Where, though, does the stress come from? It’s a response to our fear. The human stress response is intended to keep us safe from catastrophic events (like being chased by a velociraptor in prehistoric times).
Prolonged states of fear and stress can result in many chronic illnesses. And if you didn’t know, chronic illnesses make up more than 80% of the current diseases affecting the global population.
Well, for most people, arm balances and inversions are scary. Do any of these sound familiar?
In the same way that we have fears on the mat, we have fears in our regular lives. They may be a little different, but the premise is the same…
If you don’t know by now, Yogi Flight School is not only about teaching arm balances and inversions.
Specifically, teaching us how to take the lessons that we learn on the mat and apply them to our lives in order to live in a more fulfilling and balanced way.
What if by practicing arm balances and inversions with the proper instruction and support system, you learned how to quiet your fears? What if you learned how to make friends with your fears, and in turn were empowered to use this same concept in the rest of your life? What if this were the first step towards undoing a way of life that’s kept you small, and perhaps even on the brink of being sick?
What would your life look like if the questions you ask yourself look closer to…
And what would be possible for you if you were to trust that making mistakes is an unavoidable part of learning, that you will make time for the most important things, and that the money you need will come?
This week’s blog post is intended to challenge your way of thinking, and in some cases, your way of being.