“If you think you’re enlightened, go spend a week with your family.” – Ram Dass
For those of us who traveled away from Boulder for the holidays, we can be pretty quickly confronted with the reality of the world beyond our bubble.
There is a certain flavor of the place we grew up, the people who helped shape us into the people we are today. Sometimes it’s exciting or nostalgic to look back on those people and places. Sometimes it’s painful or sad.
Whatever the flavor of “home,” relational patterns tend to resurface when we’re around our families, even after being away for a year or more. These old patterns might throw us off our yogic center, trigger something, or push a button. Read more