1.3 - Yoga... Dreaming while awake

“It is never too late to be what you might have been.” —George Eliot

“The secret to living longer is to eat half, walk double, laugh triple and love without measure.” Tibetan Proverb

“The goal isn’t to get rid of all your negative thoughts, feelings, and life situations. That’s impossible. The goal is to change your response to them.” MarcandAngel

“Someday you will look back on your life and realize that everything worthwhile you’ve ever accomplished initially challenged you.” MarcandAngel

“We come from the earth, we return to the earth and in between we garden. Don’t ever save anything for a special occasion, being alive is a special occasion.”

“Never go in search of love, go in search of life, and life will find you the love you seek.” – Atticus

Yoga practice is a lot like dreaming while awake

“Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar

From the Gita:

[of yoga] “On this path no effort is wasted, no gain is ever reversed; even a little of this practice will shelter you from great sorrow.”

“Yoga is 99% practice and 1% theory.” - Sri Krishna Pattabhi Jois

“As gold purified in a furnace loses its impurities and achieves its own true nature, the mind gets rid of the impurities of the attributes of delusion, attachment and purity through meditation and attains Reality.” – Adi Shankara

“The nature of illusion is that, when you see through it, it disappears.” – Mooji

“We are made of all those who have built and broken us.” Atticus

“We are all born free and spend a lifetime becoming slaves to our own false truths.” Atticus

“I would rather have a body full of scars and a head full of memories than a life of regrets and perfect skin.” Atticus

“Life is about change, sometimes it’s painful, sometimes it’s beautiful, but most of the time it’s both.” —Kristin Kreuk

“Be at war with your vices, at peace with your neighbors, and let every new year find you a better man.” —Benjamin Franklin

“Although no one can go back and make a brand new start, anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.” —Carl Bard

“We must be willing to get rid of the life we’ve planned, so as to have the life that is waiting for us. The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.” —Joseph Campbell

“As we grow older and wiser, we begin to realize what we need and what we need to leave behind. Sometimes there are things in our lives that aren’t meant to stay. Sometimes the changes we don’t want are the changes we need to grow. And sometimes walking away is a step forward.” —Unknown

“You do not become good by trying to be good, but by finding the goodness that is already within you.” —Eckhart Tolle

“Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow.” —Albert Einstein