#ThoughtfulThursday: Favorite Quotes

PhotoGrid_1532527032930I don’t always use quotes in my classes but sometimes my sequences and class themes are informed by different inspirational quotes. Here are a few of my favorites.

  • “Upon waking, let you first thought be, ‘Thank you’.” – Abraham Hicks
  • “If you seek peace, be still. If you seek wisdom, be silent. If you seek love, be yourself.” – Becca Lee
  • “Yoga allows you to find an inner peace that is not ruffled and riled by the endless stresses and struggles of life.”  B.K.S. Iyengar
  • “Peace comes from within. Do not seek it without.” – Buddha
  • “Live with a peaceful heart; cultivate a warrior’s spirit.” – Dan Millman
  • “With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts.” – Eleanor Roosevelt
  • “A long deep breath is the equivalent of a full stop and the key to centering.” – Eric Maisel
  • “Life is a gift, not to possess, but to share.” – Henri Nouwen
  • “I am grateful for all that I am and have. My thanksgiving is perpetual.” – Henry David Thoreau
  • “At the center of your being you have the answer; you know who you are and you know what you want.” – Lao Tzu
  • “It always seems impossible until it’s done.” – Nelson Mandela
  • “Challenges are gifts that force us to search for a new center of gravity. Don’t fight them. Just find a new way to stand.” – Oprah Winfrey
  • “By cultivating attitudes of friendliness toward happiness, compassion toward suffering, delight toward virtue, and equanimity toward vice, thoughts become purified, and the obstacles to self-knowledge are lessened.” – Patanjali

Namaste,

Debra

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Debra is a yoga teacher and practitioner. See class schedules on unfold-yoga.com and follow on Twitter @unfoldyoga and Instagram @debraunfoldyoga.

Posted on July 26, 2018, in #ThoughtfulThursday, Gratitude, Love, Mantras, Meditation, Peace, Yoga. Bookmark the permalink. Comments Off on #ThoughtfulThursday: Favorite Quotes.

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