Last year, I wanted to achieve a deeper forward bend. So I try to touch my toes daily. This year, one of the many things I want to do is the wheel pose which is particularly difficult for me (Read: Bending By The Beach). So I arch my back and straighten my hands everyday….though it involves some (good) pain and requires a lot of effort. Everytime I do this pose, I wonder when I’ll be able to do it like Miranda Kerr. I even have this photo on my tablet’s screensaver to remind me of my exercise goal…
Today I remember why I picked up yoga. As I’m too loyal to my work and focus too much on my goals, I need to learn to relax and understand the virtue of patience.
Yoga, like Life, is about the journey and not the destination.