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I Just Noticed.....

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

I like myself and the rest of the world a whole lot more after I have done yoga stretches.

I know, it sounds weird. But before you join the Doubting Thomas Club, give it a try.

I was kind of grumpy today. Then I ate a bowl of fruit salad. Felt a bit better. Then I went to Flicka (my computer) and signed in to Spark.

There was Day 1 for a new team, and the workout today was to do yoga stretches.

"Oh Good! I don't feel like doing any of those stupid exercises today. My body is a bit stiff all over from over doing it yesterday. But I CAN and WILL do the stretches."

Ah, stretch one felt so good I went a bit over the time suggested. Then I looked at the screen and saw the second stretch. "Oh, I LIKE that one!" and did it happily.

On to stretch 3: "Oh, I know THIS one! Haven't done it in a long time!" Good stuff!!!

Stretch 4: "Oh yeah. I used to do this one every day. That was a loooooong time ago. I'll give it a try." Ah, peace. Ah, good.

Stretch 5: "Of course, this would be the natural one to close off the stretch exercise. I think I will do it a bit longer, and while I am down there, I can doing some long lost praying for myself".

Oh Peace! Oh Joy! Oh Bliss!

I am proud of myself for doing this, including praying for myself for a change, and I honor myself in my place in the world. There is a quietness inside, a gentle mood of co-operation.

I never looked at yoga this way before. I never noticed my mind change after yoga to this degree before. I never noticed how important it is toward my attitude of the world and others before and after yoga.

Quite a CHANGE, that's for sure!

Now I will go gently into the day.
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  • AALLEY2
    I love it that you found a way to get those good endorphin's! I love yoga! It always changes my outlook and inlook! emoticon emoticon
    656 days ago
  • DAWNSUCCESS
    What a great realization! And go you!!!
    656 days ago
  • CHERIRIDDELL
    I like yoga too and have often noticed it can change my mood !
    656 days ago
  • LESLIESENIOR
    This makes me so happy for you! I started practicing yoga 2 1/2 years ago and it has been a saving grace for my body, spirit, and soul. I can do it when the weather is inclimate, when I don't feel well, or when I'm injured. I can do it on my own, with the many free videos online, or at the studio with others.
    Namaste my friend!!!!
    Good for you for staying open to making new connections!!! Big Hug!
    665 days ago
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