Balance & Why I Lived In Extremes

Balance & Why I Lived In Extremes

Last month, for me, was all about "BALANCE". This notion of balance came up a lot for me. It showed up during my meditations, in the way I looked after my body, what I ate and how I went about my day.

To me, balance is about the yin and yang, the feminine and masculine, the flow of energy around me. For a long time, I never really considered this concept of balance in my life.

I lived in black and white, swinging from one extreme to the other, always looking for a clear answer or solution so I could move forwards.

For example, it felt normal for me to give 110% towards something, for weeks at a time. I would go through phases in my life, where I would be really committed to my yoga routine, eating well, throwing myself into blogging and other commitments. And when I found myself completely exhausted from this,, I would retreat into a reclusive state of doing nothing for weeks, disconnecting myself from everything else that was going on around me.

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