We are taught from an early age to achieve

We are taught from an early age to achieve, to push, to beat others.  This is probably the #1 thing in our way in order to know ourselves.  All the striving takes us out of the moment and places us firmly in the mind, separated from our essential self. People believe that striving is necessary in order to achieve our goals.  This simply isn’t true. Instead we find harmony is born, which makes everything possible.  It is easy enough to create balance in our lives; all we need to do is be willing to feel the sensations within us. T  his will change our focus from pushing to opening and the rest simply unfolds.  ~Alain & Jody Herriott

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