Yoga teaches us that whatever our challenges we can turn them into learning. What makes the difference is our own internal approach. In our responses we can make choices that increase our sense of liberation and love no matter what the situation. We can move through and beyond the struggle to find meaning in our experience. Here I’ll share with you something of my motherhood experience, like I do in the book, followed up with a Spilt Milk Yoga practice, and some questions to guide you in your own self-inquiry. The Shock of Birth – my experience Giving birth was…
Spilt Milk Yoga is the book I wish I’d had when I became a mother.
I want the best for my children, like all mothers around the world. And often a little thing will get in the way of our day together being the joyful wonder that life is, and often that thing is in me. In reaction to the spilt milk of my mothering day I react; I flare up, feel hurt, angry, lonely, anxious. The spilt milk will just happen, but I want to grow my conscious response to it, and become more the person I want to be. That’s the yoga part, my inner work. It’s important but it’s not easy.
If you are a mother yearning for greater freedom to love your life while you live it, to be present to your joy and your children, then Spilt Milk Yoga is for you. If you want to connect to your own inner wisdom, (which is in there, no matter how far away from it you may feel) and thrive, not just survive motherhood, then Spilt Milk Yoga will guide you toward growing your capacity for self-knowledge, joy and purpose, not in spite of motherhood but because of it.