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So, when I tell people that I’m leaving my six-figure corporate income behind to travel India, study yoga and spend a month living at an ashram, I’m met with a typical blank stare followed by a few deer-in-headlight blinks before the “you’re doing what?” auto-response. It doesn’t happen every time, but at least 50% of people I tell respond accordingly. It’s a pretty natural response…I’d probably say the same thing myself, and then secretly envy anyone who dared to try it.
Like Steve Jobs did. Did you know he had the same experience before starting Apple? Makes sense….what better place to germinate the creative seed of innovation?
In his own words,
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 others’ 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.
Co-Founder and CEO of Apple Computer
I simply couldn’t have said it better myself.
From the bottom of my heart and intuition,
Caren is a certified yoga teacher, fitness instructor and author of The Fit Habit. Here she shares simple, healthy recipes, home workout ideas and practical ways to foster mind + body wellness.