I've been practicing meditation for the past couple of months. The main purpose for it was to actually see if I can sit still, and give myself a "moment" in each crazy, sometimes chaotic day. It's been pretty beneficial in the past couple of months, but most recently I've been using this app called Headspace that is chock full of meditation practices focused on certain areas. One I've recently started was one for anxiety, and the constant reminder in each meditation is that anxiety is not something we can rid ourselves of, but something we can learn to live with, learn from, and in essence, not be controlled by it. I have in the past week felt stabs of anxiety, and rather than panic, I have been trying to explore that feeling- the why's, the what to do's, etc. And I do not know whether it is the desire to not let it control my reactions, or whether the practice is truly working, but I guess I was wondering if anyone in the group has tried it, and I suppose I am interested in hearing about your experience.
No one I know in person practices, and I know they'd snicker and the idea ( I am surrounded by cynics).
I was sitting on a bus when a gorgeous woman next to me starts breastfeeding her baby. The baby won't take it so she says, "Come on, eat it all up or I'll give it to this nice man here." Ten minutes later, the baby is still not feeding so she says again, "Eat it all up or I'll give it to this nice man here." This goes on for another ten minutes when I finally said "Listen, lady, can you make your...
To the Ladies that gracefully walk around all day wearing high heels, I admire you.To the ladies that somehow manage to fall over their own feet wearing flip flops;You are my soul sisters. Hugs, from Dolores