Lately, my yoga/mediation sessions have been really good. I’m
getting better at this shit. I’m able to control my mind to where I can
really get to what’s bothering me. When I let my mind just roam, I’m surprised/shocked
to what I think about.
I’m always having muscle or joint pain, and yoga has been
really helping with that. I do yoga twice a day. When I start my day with yoga,
I just have a better outlook for the entire day. When I end my day with yoga, all
the bullshit that occurred during the day feels less overwhelming. I’m
really proud of myself because I have found an activity that relaxes me, puts
things into perspective, and helps with my body pain.
“Vinyasa means "breathing system.” Without vinyasa, don’t do asana. When vinyasa is perfect, the mind is under control. That’s the main thing-controlling the mind. That’s the method Patanjali described. The scriptures say that prana and apana are made equal by keeping the ratio of inhalation and exhalation equal and by following the breath in the nostrils with the mind. If you practice this way, gradually mind comes under control’’. -Sri K. Pattabhi Jois