Two years. Indescribable loss. Realizing I need to take care of myself.

Two years. Indescribable loss. Realizing I need to take care of myself.

Two years.

Indescribable loss.

Forgetting my purpose.

Questioning my identity.

It all came crashing down on me a few weeks ago.

The recognition that a year ago I began a slow and steady descent into what I can now call burnout.

I had slowly stopped being able to see my life beyond a day at a time.

I forgot how to write. How to move. How to find joy in service to others.

My body had tapped out long before my mind.

And in the midst of it all, I know that I was afraid to acknowledge that I needed a break from the constant pivoting, promoting, engaging, and futile attempts to create a sense of normalcy at a time when nothing made any sense.

I’m so privileged to have access to the resources and support around me that have allowed me to come to this realization: that I need time to take care of myself.

And for that I am so very grateful.

Thank you to everyone who’s supported me and my business through this challenging time.

Thank you to each and every one one of you who has shared one of my posts, commented, or sent me a message of support.

I’m still here, and I’m taking this time to come back to me.

Over at Teach Your Truth we’re taking the rest of the year to work on our programming for 2023, and we’ll be resuming registrations next year. 


For the rest of 2022, we will be offering simple monthly practices and connection points for yoga teachers.

You can also practice with me virtually and I will post about those opportunities as they arise.

I’m also going back to therapy. Spending time in nature. Raising a beautiful pup. Spending time with people I love.

And at the moment I’m not going to be outputting anything beyond the bare minimum.

So if I haven’t responded to an email, text or DM, it’s not because I didn’t want to. It’s because I couldn’t.

I know some of you are going through similar things (and much worse) and my heart goes out to you.

I hope you’ll be here when I come back and I’ve found my Spark again. 

Your friend in this journey together,


Nigel Walker

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