Choose to spend your time with people who make you feel happy, energised and well. – In yoga practice, we often check in with ourselves to notice body, mind, emotion and breath. Using the skills you’ve cultivated on your yoga mat, pay attention to how you feel before, during and after spending time with the people in your life. Your body is constantly giving you messages – listen in to them. Do you feel easy in your skin? If there’s tension gathering, where is it gathering? What is the nature of it?
In addition, notice how easy it is to get the attention of the people in your life, how balanced the relationship feels and whether you feel empowered in their presence. When you discern which people make you feel best, choose their company more often. Where possible, limit the time you spend with people who diminish you or deplete your energy.