There are a few things we know about ourselves. As a start, we overcomplicate things every once in a while. And sometimes, we get a little too obsessive and rigid. We worry about whether we're doing it right, keep looking at what the other guy is up to, and overthink pretty much everything. We make even the simplest stuff way harder than it needs to be, and honestly, we love to be in complete control.
We even bring all this into our health and healing practices. Our fitness, our tai chi, our yoga.
Through all of it, every once in a while, we get this small feeling. The more we aim at what we're trying to get done on the outside, the less connected we become on the inside. But that's just a small feeling. So we hold our breath and push hard. And along the way we carry a hope that all this strangeness will break us through to the other side. It must be better there than here, obviously.
There's a better way to live. It's something we can practice. And you have a choice. You're making it right now, always. So here are a few reminders to keep in mind: