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If you Think Balance of Mind is Hard, Try Riding a Unicycle

Todd riding a unicycle
Talk about having no support of any kind!

Finding Balance of Mind is Like Learning to Ride a Unicycle

It’s a project.

In fact, most people look at it and think, “That’s way too much work.” Or, “That’s impossible.” Or, “I’m not good enough to master it.”

But it’s surprising how quickly progress can be made.

Both with Unicycles and with The Work

As you can see in the video, I’m getting somewhere, even with just a little practice. And the same is true with The Work. Even a little practice can open up an exciting new world.

A world where you lean on nothing outside of yourself for support. A world where you know how to correct a fall in any direction by simply leaning in the opposite direction as it happens. A world of 360 degree freedom of motion.

So I Encourage you to Join the Fun

I do The Work as a practice. Why? Because it’s fun, like trying to ride a unicycle. I may never get it, but I’m having lots of fun trying. The short little rides are fun. And the falls are fun too.

Come on out and join me. Let’s get grass stains on our knees together!

Have a great week,

“We’re all five-year-olds. We don’t know how to do this thing called life. We’re just learning how.” — Byron Katie, Question Your Thinking, Change The World.

Todd Smith has been doing The Work of Byron Katie on an almost daily basis since 2007. He is just as excited about this simple process of self-inquiry today as he was when he first came across it. He also enjoys writing about The Work, and training others in the subtleties of this meditative process. Join Todd for The Work 101 online course, private sessions, virtual retreats, and his ongoing Inquiry Circle group.