Developing Willpower and Concentration
April 22, 2010 • Spiritual Adventures
Our day started with a morning group Hatha Yoga practice on the balcony over looking the Caribbean sea. A sweet spot to practice yoga as we watched the sun rise.
After breakfast we dived into our morning class. We studied how to develop two qualities, willpower and concentration, and use that to control and direct our awareness. One of the ways to develop willpower we taught was to finish that which we began. It often requires more effort at the end of a task or project then at the beginning of it. Each time we put effort into action we are using our willpower. So, finish that which you begin.
We also taught that concentration is the ability to hold awareness on one thing for a given period of time.
We shared ways on how we can develop these two qualities in our daily life. Only by integrating these practices into our daily life will we be able to develop them. Practice, practice, practice! We become better at what we practice consistently.
Photos below show the group having a wonderful lunch in the gorgeous dining room, cactus plants on the property, upclose on the beautiful cactus, entrance to one of the villa rooms.
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