I have some intermediate students who are very flexible and they want to continue down this path towards malleability. Now if you are thinking, "Oh gosh where is she going with this?. . . I'm not one of those students", stay with me. This blog will have something for you too.
There is a whirl of excitement upon learning something new on your mat. Attainment does give you a little spark or boost to your self esteem, which, ultimately is not a horrible thing. However, if you are overly caught up in the finished product or in the acquisition, it will lead you to one of two places. One, an injury or two, a missed opportunity to enjoy the journey of working towards something. (read more. . .)