Wow such a lot to write about today; I am unable to come up with a creative title so here you are getting the whole mish-mash of what has been going on as I wanted to touch on a few issues today.
Do you ever listen to how you speak to yourself?
Personally I thought I had done a fair amount of work on switching off the negative self-demons yet an observant friend of mine points out I still have “should have” and “need to”, “don’t know enough and need to study”, “am not fit enough to walk the talk to my clients” and “I don’t help enough people”, in my daily dictionary. Not all the time, however these words sneak in when I feel I have let the ball drop regarding how much I feel I should be doing. There is still a cut-off point below which I feel useless, lazy, and not good enough. Aren’t I lucky to have a friend aware enough in his own journey to be as honest with me as I can be with him and even more honest than I thought I was being with SELF.
I would like to share with you a powerful visualisation that I did today while out walking. It wasn’t that I had anything specific to shed that I felt I was being burdened by; I think my awareness was just on my ‘back’ today as a friend did some massage work on me today that focused on my back and I got to thinking about all the things that we carry around on our backs.
Life has a way of getting busy; people, stuff to do, commitments, places to go, work to be done, deadlines, cleaning, you know the drill.
However it is important to let go of the sense of self-importance that comes with all this rushing around and to just be mindful and aware of what is around us. Sometimes those closest to us are hurting, they are lonely, afraid, or need someone to talk to. If we are too busy, we cannot see.
Very often illness and symptoms are the result of