The same pattern of failure, followed by success, is often played out on the Yoga mat. In your own personal Yoga practice, you my find that your are plagued with a whole host of negative emotions. Emotions such as fear, low self-esteem and a lack of belief of one's own potential. These negative emotions are sure to undermine your efforts on the mat. However, some of these fears may be accurate, while other negative emotions may not be valid.