Knock Knock: Its Your Truth.

Via Rajni Tripathi
on May 24, 2012
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Oh Steve Jobs…how your words throw the mind for a whirl!

“Your time is limited, so don’t waste it living someone else’s life. Don’t be trapped by dogma – which is living with the results of other people’s thinking. Don’t let the noise of other’s opinions drown out your own inner voice. And most important, have the courage to follow your heart and intuition. They somehow already know what you truly want to become. Everything else is secondary”

Irrespective of the amount of times you read his words, they always force you to revisit yourself as You. It sucks you into the contemplation of your choices—physical and mental. It takes you into the depths of your thought processes, attitude and habits. Your psyche wills you to ask, “Have been true to yourself?” Most of us may not know what that question even means or where to begin in answering it.

Becoming lost in the world of stimuli and conjecture is absurdly easy.

We start living the way we’re “supposed to” with rules, cultural norms and stifling expectations. Somehow, we get lost and the truth that defines us; which forms us… ceases to exist.

What is your truth?

Truth is the understanding of your role in the world as a human being and member of a species that is working to undo past induced calamities.

It involves contemplating what your needs & aspirations are on all realms of life and if you can recognize your instinct’s calling.

It’s the will to discover and perhaps rediscover individuals and events that have the power to transform you for the better. Fear, love, tribulation and courage are all part and parcel of finding your truth, which is, if simply put, a connotation for recognizing yourself and your layers on the deepest level.

So, thank you, Steve Jobs, for once again swirling the mind into a vortex of contemplations. With each turn, more clutter gets sifted out.

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About Rajni Tripathi

"The purpose of life is a life of purpose." Service has been the epicenter of Rajni since she was a little girl. Growing up with ancient, eastern modalities rooted in her indian heritage, yoga and meditation became her tools to be of service to those who seek it. A multidisciplinary yoga teacher, trained in prenatal yoga - conscious and sacred birthing, certified Yoga Alliance Continuing Education Provider, and having over 1,000 hour of teach experience, Rajni's purpose is to use yoga to enable her students to combat burnout, boost energy and reduce stress. She helps her students cultivate an authentic, fearless and impactful life that leaves behind division, societal constrictions, harmful mindsets, body discomfort, mind-chatter and negative emotional reactions. Rajni operates on the belief that one’s life and its' discovery need not be dictated by another’s dogma or judgement. She strives to foster an authentic, fearless and impactful life for herself and anyone who seeks it. Stay in touch with her musings: RajniO, Facebook and twitter.

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