山伏

キウイ

You got your back

If you’re not living on your own terms, whose terms are you living on?

You should never be in a position in which you have to rely on others. To get things done the way you want them, or to live on your own terms, sometimes you have to go so far as to ignore or disregard those closest to you. And that’s fine.

To live on your own terms means you must be self reliant. What most people either don’t realise, or don’t want to realise is that you got your back.

That you’re breathing is proof you’re alive, that you’ve made it this far, that you’ve relied on yourself to get here. That in itself is an achievement worth remembering, and worth taking into the future too. You got your back.

Inspired by my yoga teacher 😉

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.


I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.


On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.


Sign up to the weekly Mountains of Wisdom newsletter, follow me on social (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Clubhouse, all @kiwiyamabushi), or send me an email via the link below to stay in touch.


Tim.

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