This post seems to be a popular one…and with the Exercise topic, it seems very relevant! I thought it would be a good idea to re-visit this topic. But….Happy summer!
“No one saves us butourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” ~ Buddha
Have you ever noticed how the word “but” can can change the meaning and context of communication and self-talk in subtle but distinct ways?
“I’m sorry – but it’s not really my fault!” – redirecting accountability
“I know this isn’t good for me – but it’s just this once.” – rationalizing
‘But’ can be a powerful word for such a small one. Often, using ‘but’ contradicts or rationalizes the intent and context the speaker. However it also can affect the expectations of the listener.
I was on my yoga mat the other day thinking about this, after my lovely teacher Kim (ALL Yoga) spent some one-on-one time with me to bring me back to the simple joy of yoga – all…
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