Om…for the Holidays

7 Nov

Go ahead and Eat, Pray, Love your way through the holidays.  But rather than going half way around the world to do so, let’s try staying “Om…for the holidays”. 

As the holiday season approaches, it’s déjà vu all over again as we face the prospect of endless shopping trips for perfect presents and food for feasts.  We often spend money we don’t have in pursuit of an ideal nestled into our memories leftover from Christmases past.

As yogis and yoginis it would seem we could transcend the frenzy inherent in these holiday festivities.  Perhaps we just need a reminder to help us escape from the stress and schedules even for a second or two and re-discover the playful side of this colorful holiday.  I know my brain gets tired of checking off the incessant to-do lists.  Let’s try envisioning a different kind of holiday, one that might not feel so harried.  It helps to have a visual mantra reminding us to approach the holiday with a more playful attitude.   I know what this symbol looks like to me, it looks like this…  (go to my website to see Om…for the Holidays products)  

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