SelfKind with Erica Webb

Ep 129: The power of giving ourselves permission to change

December 02, 2021 Erica Episode 129
SelfKind with Erica Webb
Ep 129: The power of giving ourselves permission to change
Show Notes

I remember the moment vividly: a well-respected yoga teacher standing in front of me, admitting that she had published books that now contained information she'd changed her mind about. And she was ok with it. Embraced it even. Boom. Life-changing.

Why? Because I think up until that point I truly believed I had to be 'right' to be good. And that 'rightness' had to be long-lasting. I couldn't change my mind, or backflip, or adjust. Consequently, I often kept my opinion to myself, knowing deep down that there was just so much I didn't know, how could I possibly NOT change my mind in the face of good evidence?

This is the story I'm sharing on today's episode of The Movement and Mindfulness Podcast. This moment happened over a decade ago, but the impact of it is still clearly felt and seen by me today.  I want to offer up an invitation to you, too, to know that it's ok to move differently on your mat, to explore how new information fits into your old paradigms. Growth isn't a sign of weakness or not enoughness.

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