Crushing Ideas of Perfection in the Yoga World: 8 Reasons to Embrace the Wobble
Are you feeling stuck in your own ideas of perfection, both on and off the mat?  It’s time to crush these unreasonable ideas and embrace the WOBBLE – the place that sometimes feels uncertain, but that holds the greatest treasures.

Our most creative and worthy ideas often come from wobbling and falling into the dark, and crawling out with a gemstone.  Likewise, we when wobble in our poses, we often come away with a stronger connection to the world beneath our feet.  So, learn to wobble.

WHEN WE WOBBLE, WE …

1.  Are at our edge.  This is where we GROW.

If we do not reside at our edge and our wobble, we are not growing.  I love Steve Jobs, and his famous line “stay hungry.”  This doesn’t mean we never relax and soften because we must.  But while it’s important to stay balanced between strive and soft, we still need to expand the limits of our practice.  Don’t get stagnant and fixed in your comfort kangaroo pocket.  Get out and wobble at your edge.

2.  LEARN more about our tendencies, patterns, and habits.

Often when we wobble, whether in a yoga pose, a relationship or our careers, we stumble in similar ways.  If we pay close attention to our bailing patterns, our heartbreaks, and our dead ends, we will see where we need to redirect.  This process of attention creates a treasure map to find more ease and fewer falls.  Wobbling is great.  But don’t keep falling the same way.  Learn and redirect with a specific plan.

3.  Are takings risks.  This is how we FLOURISH.

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