Do you know those moments of extreme rigidity? You probably do. What I meant is if you spot it when you are in it. Usually I can. It is a strange feeling though, you realise that spotting does not necessarily mean stopping. Your ability to switch the mood probably depends whether or not you have the possibility to take distance from mundane life to gain more perspective.
I recently read that one of our mightiest enemy “anxiety”, which we try to avoid at any cost, needs to be (gradually) introduced in a child’s life in the first years of life. This is one of the cornerstones of a healthy development and preparation for one’s future life.
But why do parents bring in the anxiety in those little innocent babies’ lives if they can avoid it? Well, because first we cannot live an anxiety-free life and second it is a very innate feeling that we cannot cut off our selves from (unless we are on a pathological path of dealing with life), it will always be there. So the anxiety is there and will be there. What significantly contributes in one’s relaxed attitude and equanimity is the proper and wholehearted management of the feelings of anxiety. Hmmm… then how? Certainly there is no universal recipe that would fit everyone. It is meaningful and crucial to find our own way of dealing with it. Continue reading
Well… It is rare that I take a decision and do implement it the next day. It seems like the creation of this blog is a rare example of my sense of determination. Tbh, I don’t have a plan, nor a clear idea of what I will include or exclude here. I know things will get into their natural flow and something spontaneous will come up.
I feel like it is twilight time, I am sitting on a balcony and watching the darkness to set in. I feel the relief of the night’s calmness and pleasure of retiring to rest. Maybe things will be clearer tomorrow, maybe not. In any case you will be informed.