The yogic practice of sankalpa is a powerful one. Rather than a mind-over, willful intention, similar to the kind we often make on New Year’s Eve, sankalpa is a bubbling up from the heart, our deepest longing emerging and informing next steps.
What is it that your heart is longing for? What is your deepest, most delicious desire? Let this emerge, not so much from a sense of “have to” or “need to”, but from the silence and the depth inside your own heart. Imagine you could rest this desire onto the altar of your own heart, with silent presence.
Once an intention has revealed itself, there are actions to take, to ground the greater proclamation.
What is one step you can take that can make this intention more grounded? What is the next, best thing you can do to make your longing real?
Breathe and relax. As you take the next, right step, life will meet you!