11march 2022 — TREADING WATER
I had an interesting experience yesterday. My rational mind wanted to get ‘things’ done and was anxious to be ‘up and doing’’ but I literally did very little apart from the absolute necessities.
I didn’t even try to rationally convince myself that I really must do ‘this or that’ as the feeling overwhelming me was to do nothing. I wasn’t that I felt tired and out of energy, it was simply that it felt right to do nothing.
Tuning in to my physical, mental and soul energy and allowing it to over-ride my socialised need to ‘be doing something’ felt natural and good. Too often I allow myself to be driven by the mind’s socialised need to be doing something OR, if indulging in doing nothing I allow the rational mind to chastise me with its ‘shoulds’ and ‘ought to’s’.
‘Treading water’ brought great relief and inner peace plus an inner understanding of what to do next and which direction to go in.
PONDER POINTS: on reading this I felt … my thoughts on reading this were…I have the tendency to keep myself busy because…..how I feel about doing nothing and not getting ‘things done’ is …