“That wasn’t my intention” ~ The Human Race
How many times have you either said the above quote or been the recipient of it? It seems benign. It certainly seemed that way to me until I took a deeper dive.
I recently finished my 200RYT. I spent 6 months with 21 amazing people. This certification is the first of its kind; Life Coaching + Restorative Yoga. That being said, the bond, the connection that was created during the six months was significant. In order for us to better serve others, to help others heal, we had to heal ourselves. You can’t give away what you don’t have…
I have written this over and over and over again. I have deleted and re-written this more times than I care to admit.
This last 24 hours has been rough. I don’t tell you this for sympathy but to refrain from stuffing it down, hiding, compartmentalizing or denying it. It’s how I stay healthy and sane today; to feel the feels, to stand in my truth and then put one foot in front of the other and take the next indicated step, regardless of how small or how painful.
I am not sure when the last time I opened those boxes was; over a decade, for sure. They have traveled from a broken marriage in Seattle to Portland for a job then to Palm Springs for another job and to Florida for another… they traveled through many more states and apartments, homes, rooms and finally to this garage… for the last 6 years.