the life and times of a little yogini

Live boldly. Push yourself. Never Settle.

Feelings, whether of compassion or irritation, should be welcomed, recognized, and treated on an absolutely equal basis; because both are ourselves. The tangerine I am eating is me. The mustard greens I am planting are me. I plant with all my heart and mind. I clean this teapot with the kind of attention I would have were I giving the baby Buddha or Jesus a bath. Nothing should be treated more carefully than anything else. In mindfulness, compassion, irritation, mustard green plant, and teapot are all sacred.

— Thích Nhất Hạnh (via purplebuddhaproject)

(via fuckyeahyoga)

Daily Reminders of Your Spiritual Path

lazyyogi:

Inspired by a previous question, I thought I’d lay out some good reminders for remembering and bringing the spiritual path into daily life.

1. Waking

Much of the spiritual Way involves the use of metaphor and art so as to move and inspire us, to give us a broader vision and a greater…

I love coffee. I sometimes get excited at night thinking of the coffee I’ll get to drink in the morning. Coffee is reason to wake up. There are other reasons, of course. But coffee is the incentive, at the very least.

—Annie Clark  (via laurenraelle)

(Source: sufjand, via thatcoffeehouse)

Get yourself happy, let go of control and allow life to unfold!

—(via thetaoofdana)

We are the universe pretending to be individuals.

—Deepak Chopra (via lazyyogi)

Out of your vulnerabilities will come your strength.

—Sigmund Freud (via lazyyogi)