I have spent most of my adult life trying to find silence within....that calmness we all seek...free from anxiety and worry. This 71st year of my life I am going to focus on just that!
It seems as though I am not alone in this endeavor as yogis and meditators seem to lurking around every corner in social media. I know this is certainly not a new situation in our society....in fact it has been around since the beginning of man only their anxiety came from a different source...(not getting eaten alive by predators); although some would say that situation exists today, as well. :)
Each one of us approaches this area of our life in our own way, for me it is starting a yoga class. Over the years I have neglected my self care always focusing on my husband, worrying about my adult children or fussing with my home. This year is going to be a year of self care and hopefully I will continue this for the remainder of my life.
I have set up a small Buddha fountain in my dining room and surrounded it with plants. It gurgles water all day long and each time I pass it reminds me to be present with the right intention and the right thought.
I also attend a yoga class no less than once a week and try to go more often...combining a meditation class when I can.
As my yoga instructor so aptly quoted yesterday......
"YOU CAN'T CALM THE OCEAN....BUT YOU CAN CATCH THE WAVE."
I'm going to try to do just that......wish me luck.