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Monday Mantra | Seek Out Moments of True Connection

Monday Mantra | Seek Out Moments of True Connection

Happy Monday, my lovely friends! This week’s Monday Mantra is, Seek out moments of true connection.

With Christmas only a week away, it’s easy to get caught up in all that remains on your to-do list to prepare for the upcoming holiday, and to be fretting over all the gifts that remain on your list. But in doing so, you miss out on opportunities for true connection- whether with your family and friends or even a complete stranger. These moments of connection are truthfully what will be remembered and are the things you will carry in your heart for the rest of your life.

So if your holiday décor looks nothing like what you are seeing in your Instagram feed, or your gifts look like a 2-year-old wrapped them (Some gifts are awkwardly shaped making them absolutely impossible to wrap!), or you’ll be spending part of your Christmas Eve still out shopping for gifts, I’m here to tell you, it’s okay.  Do your best to worry less about those things, and instead, seek out those moments of connection that will fill your heart long after the holiday has passed.

Monday Mantra | Tend To Your Own Growth

Monday Mantra | Tend To Your Own Growth

Happy Monday, friends! This week’s Monday Mantra is, Tend to your own growth.

It’s far too easy to fall into the trap of competition and comparison, but another person’s success is not your path. It is when you listen to your heart and tend to your own growth that true transformation can occur. If you continue to turn to that which is outside of yourself- other people’s opinions, fear of judgment, or even your social media feeds- you’ll always be left feeling less than and will never be able to step into the life that is meant for you. But if you start to focus on cultivating what matters to you, oh dear friend, you’ll be unstoppable.

Monday Mantra | What You Do Matters

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Happiest of happy Mondays! I hope the start to your week is an absolutely wonderful one. Today’s Monday Mantra is, What you do matters.

When it comes to posting to social media, I often feel as though I’m shouting into the void. There are even times that I question why I choose to put myself out there, after spending a lot of time and energy crafting my words and images to create a post I’m proud of and that feels true to me, only to be discouraged by how few people see it or engage with it. But then one sweet person- a friend, a coworker, a yoga student, and sometimes a complete stranger- will tell me they appreciated my post and the thoughtfulness I put into all that I share. It is in those moments that I am reminded that what I put out there matters. It may not be in a way that garnishes a community of thousands of followers or likes, but if what I share resonates with even just one other person that is more than enough. The world of social media can feel quite lonely at times and may even leave you feeling inadequate, but if what you are sharing feels true and authentic to you, I promise your posts have touched another person’s life in some way, even if they never get the chance to tell you.

Check out the last Monday Mantra!

Moving Beyond Doubt

Moving Beyond Doubt

"These are the obstacles causing disturbance to the mind: disease, lack of effort, doubt, loss of interest, in-application, attraction to things physical, false perceptions, lack of concentration, inability to maintain any achievements gained."

The Yoga Sutras of Patanjali 1:30 translations by Kofi Busia