We live in an active, alert and agitated Yang dominated world. I’ve been noticing how people respond differently to this in WordPress.
The Yang aspects of ourselves want to acknowledge and state our position in order to lead or enlighten others. The Yin or feminine aspects of ourselves seek to understand and bring support and help.
Today, we need less charismatic leadership with an authoritarian fix-it attitude, and more understanding and compassion to bring us together in a harmony rather than conflict.
I’m not talking politics… but notice how this fits in so beautifully with the Tao philosophy and the wisdom of the Dalai Lama.
When you consider writing your next post, take a moment to pause and reflect on whether this will add to the Yang aspect of the world, or support the Yin. Will it bring us to more understanding and sense of balance?
We can all make a difference by choosing our response in relationship to others and these times.
This weekend I am teaching the first module of a Yin Yoga Teachers Training program at Hummingbird Yoga and Massage in Bryn Mawr. Just as in the world, I believe we need from Yin in our yoga practice and teaching.
May we all find inner harmony and bring more Yin into the world.