While living in India, I attended a public lecture from a then-considered spiritual leader. He asked the audience what was the most difficult spiritual practice (sadhana, for those reading this who know the Sanskrit term). The responses to his question
We all continue to grow and expand with each passing year. Sometimes we need a thorough emotional spring cleaning to clear out those thoughts and beliefs that served us before and might no longer be working in our behalf.
I was reading a comment about health the other day and it inspired a month long reflection about adaptability and resilience. The commentator mostly focused on metabolic health — the physical layer of our human expression self-structure. He wrote: