The Irony of Commitment

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Many moons ago (in fact, on April 6, 2013 – oh the joys of technology), I came across this quote that I tucked away on my iPhone to recall in moments of distress. The quote is this:

“The irony of commitment is that it’s deeply liberating – in work, in play, in love. The act frees you from the tyranny of your internal critic, from the fear that likes to dress itself up and parade around as rational thought. To commit is to remove your head as the barrier to your life.” -Anne Morris

I had no idea who Anne Morris was, so I looked her up. As it turns out, she’s a New Yorker and a Starbucks customer who happened to have her quote plastered on the side of one of their cups – which is an interesting way to have a claim to fame. Either way, she’s speaking to my soul. I’ve never tried to hide my issues with commitment, and I must say I’m baffled that I agreed to get married and it’s lasted two years this month. Life goals: check….

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Amie is a human. She teaches yoga and writes and writes about yoga. She is not perfect, and she embraces her imperfections and writes about them here: www.amyisahuman.com.

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