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    Wanting your Wants – Week Work Write up

    Today I’ve had to work with a lot of pain. It appeared seemingly out of nowhere… Seemingly… Here’s the deal: when you work with your stuff, your stuff will rise to the surface. When you stretch the limits of what is possible for you, as I’ve done this week, stuff will come up. Strong emotions. Resistance. Pain. Tears. You name it. One conversation with my yoga teacher, and I fall to pieces. This is part and parcel of the process. And yeah, it throws me for a loop every time. It’s the whole “things get worse before they get better” thing. It’s like tidying up your closet: you have to…

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    Wanting your Wants – Week Work

    There’s this annoying spiritual concept that apparently rules the whole “wanting things” process. “We only get water when we are thirsty” I know. I told you it was annoying! It basically means that if we want anything, we have to fully acknowledge the feelings of not having it. And apparently it works in the “positive” and the “negative”. If you want something with all your heart, you have to fully acknowledge the feelings of wanting it with all your heart and the feelings of not having it. Only then you’ll be able to move forward and change things. If something is bringing up pain, you have to fully acknowledge the…