Meet Cat @purecatyoga sharing her #yogasavedmylife story with us. These are her words 💚

"A combination of child sexual abuse, rape, familial & societal conditioning meant I never truly loved myself or felt good enough


I accepted those beliefs, creating a deeply subconscious thought pattern that created my whole reality. It resulted in numerous failed career paths & relationships where I didn’t see my value, set loving or appropriate boundaries, & ended up feeling worse about myself each time

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This was my frame of mind for a long time. It plunged me deeper into meaningless casual encounters with drugs, sex, & all the trappings of this 3D Matrix (physical - material world) that expand the void of meaninglessness

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It wasn’t until I found Yoga that I found a space of sanctum and sanity within the 4 corners of my mat

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I learned how to breathe into my presence, to become self-aware, to move & release those burdensome emotional traumas and false beliefs, what I like to call the “issues in the tissues.” I learned how to listen to my heart & trust my inner knowing

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I built an awareness around the deep well of subconscious thoughts that created my personality, thereby my “personal reality.” .


I learned that I adopted most of those thoughts from others and that I never really believed them in the first place. I learned that I have the power & the responsibility to find them, to disown, uproot & change them. I learned the power of intention to recreate myself. I learned that intention is the most powerful tool we have, & that setting intentions backed by our thoughts, feelings, energy, and faith have the power to create our reality. Because I learned this & began the discipline of living it daily, I ignited the process of transforming every aspect of my Being, which has rippled into every aspect of my life

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Yoga is the discipline of learning that it is safe to go deeper within. I believe we are all divine Beings with a divine purpose, and discovering that purpose to bring it into the world with our whole heart is what truly satisfies the soul, what gives meaning to life"

Cat 💚

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