In a self-help world of experts, methods, and techniques, here’s a brief reminder: Pushing discomfort, anxiety, or fear away; trying to be more upbeat or positive; coping or managing thoughts and feelings—serves but one purpose. It reinforces the culturally conditioned belief that certain thoughts and feelings are unbearable. In other words, when you attempt to distract yourself from certain thoughts and feelings, without realizing it, you are perpetuating them.
Rather, before you seek or resist, simply pause. Draw close to thoughts and feelings. Be with them.
You’ll find that, in your actual experience, nothing is unbearable. Who you are is completely open. Who you are is resilience, freedom and peace, itself
Inward and up,