I still have problems defining when I have to stop trying to do things. On one side my mind tells me to “make things happen” and the other side says “do not force things and go with the flow”. And that is like trying to drive with one foot on the accelerator and the other on the brake at the same time.
I know, sometimes life asks you to go beyond your normal efforts in order to achieve more meaningful things and sometimes you need to allow things to freely flow because with your pressure you are only slowing things down.
Have you ever fell down or felt sad or depressed after a difficult event and a close friend or family member slaps your back and asked to cheer up or just said: “Come on, get over it, just be happy”?
Then they recommended you a good book or a “guided meditation” so you could “get out of the hole” faster?
Of course you are trying to understand what happened, you are trying to heal your wounds and of course you wish you could go above to situation and feel good once more, but you have your own rhythm to do it, right?
I am not saying they are bad, insensitive, cold people, they surely love you and want you to be al right and on your feet once more very soon. They do not understand your inner needs and situation, so it is important for you to learn and defend your right to heal at your own speed. Continue reading →
Action is what creates our reality in this universe. We need start “doing” in order to create, exist and advance. Passiveness is one of the most dangerous things in the path to our enlightenment. Nevertheless, remember that we live in a balanced reality and we cannot keep always on the same side of the balance, we need to keep moving from one side to the other without falling into either extreme. That is the dance with the Universe. Continue reading →