You know the Honey Badger? Like this T shirt? Dude inspired me when I saw THIS VIDEO
years ago. Other than making me laugh my a$$ off, what was his message to me?Give less fucks. Say yes to chit you're afraid of. Say no to chit that stifles you. Get off your phone at the dinner table. Respect RIGHT NOW. Be here, be NOW! I'm in Punta Cana diving for my birthday and teaching yoga at a 5 star resort on the island. So far, it's been a wild adventure. I wrote this for you guys…
What is your relationship with NOW, THIS moment, not what happened yesterday or what you're anxiously racing to achieve…but RIGHT fucking NOW? If you're anywhere else but right here, right now, you're in your ego, which is NOT your amigo. And hence you attract things out of alignment with the perfect steps toward your destiny, because you're holding on too tightly on the wheel of control. Trying to micromanage every little step so things don't go wrong. Lest we remind ourselves through ACCEPTANCE that for things to go right, things must go wrong. A little twist on gravity. Evil and darkness will try to Chit all over us when we're in LIGHT, in love…it's how we REACT to them, that determines what comes next.
“The present moment is inseparable from life, so you are deciding what kind of
a relationship you want to have with life. Once you've decided you want the present moment to be your friend, it's up to you to make the first move: Become friendly toward it, welcome it however it's disguised, and soon you'll see the results. Life becomes friendly toward you; people helpful, circumstances cooperative. One decision changes your entire reality. But that one decision you have to make again and again and again – until it becomes natural to live in such a way”
This May when I was traveling in Bali with my best friend Rob, I said to him…How can I get PAID to travel like this? Then, an invite was sent to me to do JUST THAT…I knocked on the door, the universe invited me in and I accepted. Today, I'm walking right through that door? Is it ALWAYS beautiful and perfect on the other side? Nope, nothing ever goes exactly as expected? But are we doing our best, with compassion to handle the chit that gets thrown our way (like a broken toilet, spa jets that don't work, a staff member walking into our hotel room while I was blowdrying my hair naked). YEP. And because of that, we were generic doxycycline upgraded to royalty at our resort. COOLIO. I'm learning from my boyfriend who is AMAZING at handling conflict in a diplomatic manner (it helps he speaks Spanish LOL). He's inspiring me how to be more calm when chit hits the fan. Damn, he's good! 🙂 I think I'm dating Buddha. I called that into my life too! ha!
I've been asked a LOT, how I was presented this opportunity…my friend Kurt introduced me to a rad dude Kory Cook who is a world class CrossFit teacher. He's now teaching XFit in Cancun for a few months. I'm here in the Dominican teaching world class yoga at a 5 star resort, and this is the stage I'll be teaching on for the next week. I'm only teaching one 30 minute class in the morning, and in exchange I get to stay here at this luxury resort for 7 days (at $400 per night, I was like HELL YES). The food is more like 3 star, and definitely is a CHALLENGE to eat gluten free so I don't wake up my auto immune disease dragon Hashimotos Hypothyroidism. I'll blog about that next. Holy chit is that a challenge. And I'll also be adding a ‘how to eat gluten free and do your best while traveling' section to The Warrior Cleanse if you're a member already. CLICK HERE to get your free module and learn more about it too. It's how I reversed all of the many diseases I had (IBS, Hashimotos Hypothyroid, SIBO – ie belly bloat, leaky gut, and a ton more). YAHOO!
Can you flow through life with grace rather than hate?
Can we turn our lives upside down just enough that we step outside our comfort zone, to exercise our fears, to learn what we're really made of? Your potential is so much bigger than the limitations you put on yourself. When you're ready to explore that, life takes you to places, with people you'd only dreamed of. Here I am in Punta Cana, Domincan Republic after our dives, getting ready to teach yoga at a resort I was invited to this week. (The pic on the bottom is before our first dive…friends it's beautiful here). Our fellow dive friends looked at me, and asked my boyfriend ‘how does she feel so comfortable to just do yoga like that in front of everyone'…what do you think his answer was? This post isn't about ME, it's to #liberateyourself from your own #bullshit to #getwhatyouwant by doing less of what you think others think you should do. #givelessfucks