Meet Courtney Hynum
MEET THE MUSE: Courtney Hynum ~ yoga teacher, snowboarder, nature lover (lip sync champion).
Tell us about yourself:
Positive and energetic.
What is your idea of perfect happiness?
Time in snow with Amy.
What is the trait you are most grateful for in yourself?
I always try to be kind.
What is the trait you most cherish in others?
Acceptance for all to be who they are.
What is your most treasured possession?
What talent would you most like to have?
What is your most marked characteristic?
My curly hair.
What do you consider your greatest achievement?
Coming out to my parents.
What do you want to be remembered for?
What is your motto?
What inspired you and Amy to start this endeavor?
Wanting to combine our two loves to work together.
What two words best describe your mindfulness/yoga practice?
Slow and curious.
What do you love best about practicing mindfulness/yoga?
The opportunity to be with myself and all the things there are to observe within.
What do you find most challenging about it?
Knowing it is going to be difficult all the time. It is a practice, and we are not perfect.
What has been your greatest lesson from mindfulness/yoga?
Being ok with where you are.
Would you share a mindfulness/yoga practice or some tips with us?
The best tip that I like to come back to is to give yourself five minutes to move in your body or sit in stillness. After five minutes, if you want to keep going, do; and if not, be done.
When and where are you most inspired?
If you could inspire one change in yourself, what would it be?
To not get caught up in the negativity and complaints.
If you could inspire one change in the world, what would it be?
Where do you look for inspiration in your daily life?
Ways that I can interact with others in a positive, welcoming way to inspire myself to stay on the walk.
Who are your living muses?
Want to share a quote or a poem or a song lyric that inspires you?
“You are perfectly whole and complete exactly the way you are.
What are you most passionate about?
Being thankful for each day.
What has been your greatest life lesson?
You are not on this planet to make everyone else happy.
What breaks your heart for others?
Seeing people stuck in their own sadness.
How do you break your own heart?
Thinking about how short life is and all the disease in our lives.
What part of your story do you keep leaving out?
What has held you back from sharing it before?
I want to highlight our strengths as a people, but I know we are all struggling with something.
How can this part of your story inspire you and/or others?
Knowing that we all have inner conflict and stories.
Thank you for the inspiration. xo, muse
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