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3 yogic ways to reach your goals



By Elizabeth Rowan for

Quick: what’s your goal, your end game, your reason for being today, this month, this lifetime? What inspires you to get up every day, to keep going, to stay late, work harder, try one more time?

Yoga has a beautiful analogy for this focus: the drishti. Drishti, a Sanskrit term for focused gaze, is used in yoga practice to enhance both sensory withdrawal and concentration. And like all aspects of yoga, the drishti works wonders off the mat just as well as on.

Here are three steps to finding your drishti to help you accomplish your goals, yoga optional…

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