Be Your Own Guru!

Via Rachel Brathen
on Mar 6, 2014
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You are an infinite source of wisdom.

There is nothing of depth that I, or anyone else, could ever teach you.

Do you resonate with the things I write here? Good! But it’s not because I’m telling you something new, or because I am in any way wiser than you are. It’s because you are being reminded of something that you already know.

You are wise beyond what your mind could possibly ever grasp. Trust in your ability to know what’s true.

Let you be your biggest inspiration.

Be your own guru!

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About Rachel Brathen

Rachel is a yogi on a world tour. Born and raised in Sweden, she currently resides in the beautiful island of Aruba where she is busy teaching yoga at a resort in the mornings, coordinating retreats at noon, taking her three somewhat crazy dogs to the beach to keep up with the surf in the afternoon and trying to survive as a vegan (where no vegetables grow!) in the evenings. She firmly believes that life is not black or white – it’s black and white and blue and yellow with rays of pink and sparkle in between. You can teach yoga and still be a party animal. Meditate and ignore your spending problems. Be vegan and eat too much chocolate. Have a Swedish passport and live in the Caribbean. You can do anything, as long as it’s you! You can find Rachel on the beach, probably practicing her Astavakrasana, or on


One Response to “Be Your Own Guru!”

  1. Joe Sparks says:

    "No one, it seems, has ever been conceived Except serene and wise, eager and loving."