Posts Tagged ‘truth’
When I first started the thread on anger, I didn’t realize there would be quite so much to say. One important element that hasn’t yet been discussed: what happens when we bottle up anger? Or, when we simply let anger stew in our system unprocessed?
- It suppresses the immune system. Some say it can cause certain kinds of cancer.
- It creates a victim mentality. Other people are to blame, and we can’t take action. (Think about how you feel when driving.)
- If we can’t take action, it’s actually disempowering.
To reiterate - it’s healthy and human to feel angry. It’s caused by trying to get our power back, and can be a positive motivating force. However, it’s essential to process it. Whether through…
- yelling into a pillow or an empty room
- changing your perspective to find acceptance and peace
- redirecting your energy to find your true power
- or simply processing with someone else whatever is needed,
…choose to let it be an empowering force. Don’t let it stagnate your life. Instead, take its guidance and allow it to transform your life for the better.
What’s complex, and what’s simple? And what should be what? Here’s a thought:
Thoughts are complex. Emotions are simple, but thoughts make them feel complex. Bodily sensations, and all sense perceptions, are simple. Opinions are complex… but the truth is simple.
OK, slightly more expanded upon: the mental plane, and thinking and reasoning, can easily become convoluted and/or drawn out. A pure emotion, such as anger, joy, love, etc., is what it is. Simple. But when we start questioning whether emotions are valid, or try to justify them, it gets complex. And a bodily sensation as well as what is perceived by the other senses is simple (sure, it may be subjective to some degree, but it’s simple.)
Action: If you want to keep things simple… get out of your head. Stop thinking about what to do. Feel what’s inside and around you, and let it inform you.
Of course, we could debate this and make it more complex if you like…
Inspiration. The idea that one person can positively affect someone else. Just by reading some words.
Honestly, that makes me a little doubtful. Li’l ol’ me? Aw, shucks – really?
Perhaps I can’t say anything that you don’t already know. But it’s easy to forget, ain’t it? Because we’re surrounded by lies. That the world is out of control. That we can’t really make a difference. That we’re not enough. But isn’t the whole hell-in-a-handbasket thing getting tiresome?
I strive here to simply speak the truth. To remind you that you already have all the resources you need. And that the answer, often, is simply about getting still, and listening. No, not to me. Listen to that still, small voice. And let it grow bigger.
Oh, hi there. Thanks for dropping by. I like to cheer you up when I can – motivate, inspire, bring to life your truth.
But not in the way you’re expecting. If you’re seeking deep truth, well, there’s only one place you’ll know that it’s true for sure. And that’s inside. Sure, someone else may say something, or you may read an inspiring quote that moves you, but you’ll have to listen to your inner wisdom to know if it’s true.
See, what’s true for you may not be true for someone else. Is there One Truth? Well, maybe. But maybe we lost touch with that when we grew up. The seductive Outer World teases and tells us what we want to hear – and is happy to provide all the answers for us.
To be continued….