Value of a Sabbatical

As Yogis we seek to still the mind. But there is an eery kind of quiet that comes about when you put your whole life on hold, lock the doors, and walk away on sabbatical. It is not the peaceful kind of stillness experienced in a hard-earned savasana or deep meditation. This is the cavernous emptiness of a mind that has been detached from its created identity and left to float untethered to any goal or activity.

For a little while this freedom is distracting to the ever-grasping mind—exhilarating even—but as soon as it comprehends what has actually happened, it starts to get just a wee bit…uncomfortable.  Read full Yoga Therapy Today Article