Week 19.2 - The Four Minute Mile
On this day – May 6th - 1954 Roger Bannister of the UK becomes the 1st person to run a 4 minute mile, recording 3:59:4 at Iffley Road, Oxford (66 Years Ago)
“Remember the entrance to the sanctuary is inside you.” – Rumi
“Yoga is a light, which once lit will never dim. The better your practice, the brighter your flame.” — B.K.S. Iyengar
"No one ever says, 'I wish I hadn't done Yoga today...'" Unknown
Yoga teaches us to create a life that feels good on the inside and not just the outside.
"The goal of yoga and meditation is not to control your thoughts, but to stop them from controlling you."
“No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path.” - Buddha
Explain your anger, don’t express it, and you will immediately open the door to solutions instead of arguments.
Be soft, do not let the world make you hard. Do not let the pain make you hate. Do not let the bitterness steal your sweetness. Take pride that even though the rest of the world may disagree, you still believe it to be a beautiful place.
“Grow through what you are going through and do not listen to your fears, for they have no idea just how strong you really are.” – David Scott
Storms make trees take deeper roots.
The one who falls and gets up is so much stronger than the one who never fell.
Every day may not be good, but there is something good in every day.
Every time you get upset at something, ask yourself if you were to die tomorrow, was it worth wasting your time being angry.
Your faith can move mountains, and your doubts can create them.
“Life's trials will test you, and shape you, but don’t let them change who you are. There is strange comfort in knowing that no matter what happens today, the Sun will rise again tomorrow.” - Aaron Lauritsen,
Everything you’ve ever wanted is on the other side of fear.
“Nothing can dim the light which shines from within.” -Maya Angelou
“A kind gesture can reach a wound that only compassion can heal.” Steve Maraboli
“Compassion is to look beyond your own pain, to see the pain of others.” Yasmin Mogahed
“Our sorrows and wounds are healed only when we touch them with compassion.” Jack Kornfield
“Compassion is the wish to see others free from suffering.” Dalai Lama
"Constant kindness can accomplish as much as the sun making ice melt. Kindness causes misunderstandings, mistrust and hostility to evaporate." Albert Schweitzer
In forgiving others, we heal ourselves. To forgive is to set a prisoner free and discover that the prisoner was you.
“Grant yourself a moment of peace, and you will understand how foolishly you have scurried about. Learn to be silent, and you will notice that you have talked too much. Be kind, and you will realize that your judgment of others was too severe.” — Ancient Chines