With what seems like a world raging out of control and uncertainty fueling the fire, multitudes of people are dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety. However, fear is the largest contagion that we are confronted with.
The practice of self-awareness takes us beyond our physical sensations into the realm of intuitive understanding. It sheds light on the deeper side of our nature – beyond the concrete world and the sole reliance on our five senses. It leads us to the truth of who we are and frees us from the shackles and layers of falsehoods.
Every experience we have is a gift and it’s up to us to discover what we can learn from it. If you’re busy beating yourself up you’ll miss the lesson, plus, most likely prolong the experience.
At 12 years old, it was the only strategy I could think of. How could I tell her she had overstepped her boundaries? I was raised on “don’t hurt other people’s feelings — be nice.”
Today, it’s common to worry about cybersecurity threats, hacking and data breaches. We want our computer systems and personal data safe and protected from theft. However, there is another privacy issue that most of us are not thinking of.
When you let go, your personal growth is no longer a struggle or forced. That is when you understand that the light at the end of the tunnel, all along, was you.