"I like to think that if you put your trust out there, I mean if you really give people the benefit of the doubt and see their best intentions, people will rise to the occasion."
This quote was from a comedy that I watched and thought that it was very moving and ironically enough..true. As humans we value faith, relations and compassion. Trust is a sacred act, feeling and emotion. We can soar from it or fall beneath it. But for starters, to trust anyone or anything, we must first find trust in ourselves...to thine own self be true. Others will be receptive to our truth and we can all work together to rise to any occasion..
With this hectic (but wonderful) holiday season upon us, have you found that you are staying true to who you are? I guess this blog is a gentle reminder to help ourselves not get to lost in the hustle, bustle and sometimes pressure associated with this time of the year. In the yoga world we associate truth with the sanskirt word Satya. Satya is our inner truth that permeates all.
From 1000 pearls of Yoga Wisdom: The manipura chakra behind your navel, (gut instincts!?) governs how secure you fell in your sense of self, helping to establish your level of ambition in life. Turn to this area into your personal "steering wheel" to act on your gut reactions. All forms of yoga will help you to trust these instincts, increasing your sense of inner truth.