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Meeting Discomfort with Grace

Discomfort is inevitable. It will happen. I know I am not alone in this when I say that I have spent most of my life trying to avoid discomfort. Avoiding discomfort (read: big feelings and thoughts that often materialized in visceral ways) led me to really horrible patterns of substance abuse, high risk behavior that I knew triggered a dissociative response in me, and a long battle with an eating disorder. It also led me to the yoga practice. The yoga practice taught me how to meet discomfort with ease and grace.

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