I don’t mean that mindfulness … sucks. It’s just that…what you learn about yourself can be overwhelming.
I started meditating twenty months ago. At the same time, I began studying mindfulness. Consequently, I’ve learned a lot. As a result of this new self-awareness, I’ve had some tough realizations about myself. The good news is that I can make the necessary changes. Although it may be difficult and challenging, I believe I have the willpower to make the changes.
Pain is usually not a pleasant experience. But there is one thing that can be even more unpleasant than pain itself. Being unable to feel anything – being numb.
This is a place where antidepressants can easily put us. Sometimes it’s just a temporary phase, sometimes it lasts for months. Sometimes I don’t even know anymore what is worse… The unbearable feelings of sadness and physical pain or the persisting numbness.
It’s a new decade, ladies and gentelman. Insert your favorite 2020 meme above.
Ahhh… to the New Decade. In the first six months, so much has happened. Tragic and severe events, such as pandemics, the migrant crisis, plague level locust infestations, brush fires in Australia, Kobe Bryant dies in a helicopter crash, the Olympics are postponed, world economies in free fall …(catches breath)4.