Always New

Can we live a life open to the new? Around the globe we are confronted by this question, how can we adapt and change, open to a new way of being? Can we break the habit of identity that we have assumed for the last 100 years? Yogis have always sought to rewire the habit body and habit making mind to discover a life that is alive, clear, flowing and full of discovery.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
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On the journey we come to realize that every moment is new, fresh and spontaneous. In our minds, however, we may assume that the experience we are having now is one we have had many times before. As a result, our lives appear boring, mundane, and monotonous. All too often, we find ourselves going through the motions. In any walk of life, this stifles the spirit and causes angst and suffering. When the spark of spontaneity is snuffed out, the essential life force wanes. The joy in authentic living is not to get stuck in the snare of habit but to find “always new.”⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀

Excerpt from Tias’s new book – The Practice is the Path: Lessons and Reflections on the Transformative Power of Yoga⠀⠀⠀⠀

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