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The Power of Ten Minutes

Last Saturday I got to spend several hours with a group of wonderful women who joined me for Goals to Reality: On and Off the Mat. It’s one of a series of yoga / life workshops my friend Anne Robie and I have been leading for the last year. (Very fun!)

Afterwards, one of the participants shared that the reason she’d taken time from her very busy schedule to come was this phrase from the program description:

Think you’re too busy to come?

“The degree to which you do not believe you have time to spend even ten minutes sitting quietly is the degree to which you desperately need to spend ten minutes sitting quietly.”  ~ Donna Farhi, Author and yoga teacher

The payback on those ten minutes is huge.

You …

  • Nourish your mind, body and spirit
  • Reduce your mental chatter
  • Stimulate your creativity
  • Make better choices on how you spend the other 23 hours and 50 minutes in your day
  • Get bursts of insight
  • Lower your stress

And a whole lot more.

From just ten minutes a day?

Yup.

What will you say no to today so you can say yes to sitting quietly for ten minutes?

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