Today life is uncomfortable so I am of course searching for answers on the internet… Usually when I attempt this it turns into a huge messy, many hour marathon resulting in pretty much zero progress. But today seems promising.
After spending 3 hours examining the free course offerings of a open courseware programs as well as several distance learning university websites I thought it might be best to take a digestion & thinking break. Obviously I can’t sign up for all the courses that I marked as interesting, there aren’t the hours in my life! (HOW do people ever get bored!?) I need to tackle my issues differently, I need to work out what it really is that I need & want. I have spent a while getting distracted by the candy stores of education, of holistic health offerings, this and that distraction, travel blogs, documentary photographers websites.. the list of distractions really is endless.
My ongoing task is to get to the core of the discontent that I am currently carrying within my bones. On this matter I found no immediate answers (yet) but I did come across some words, encouragements and tools that may help at least a little:
First I found is this tweetable by Marie Forleo “I don’t regret the things I have done. I regret the things I didn’t do when I had the chance” https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j5n_WeAlpd4
This prompts the serious question what chances do I have now that I am not taking? Which ones do you have? It clearly is a suitable question for most of us to contemplate a while.
I have a shoulder injury as well as a currently rather complex life situation that I will untangle in my journal another time. But suffice to say things could flow better, there is a lot of room for improvement, relaxation has a long way to go before it’s floppy soft…
So I stumbled across ETF, yes, the esoteric health practice for body and mind. I roll my eyes slightly even as I type but honestly sometimes life is so tough that one runs out of ideas to look for support and easing of the complexities.. So I watched a couple of tapping videos and tapped along, it is too soon to say if they worked as promised, but I can say that I certainly was distracted while I concentrated on tapping and feeling the sensations. I have nothing to lose by giving this a fair try.
Here is a tapping introduction in text: http://www.emofree.com/eft-tutorial/tapping-basics/how-to-do-eft.html and the following link leads to the most concise video tutorial that I could find. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XyHxuTG6jRk
The next suggested video was a video about trusting oneself, about listening to life’s nudges… now that seemed timely, too. It has been feeling like I am missing a message and am unable to react in a way that may untangle myself a little, maybe a lot.. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dJbg-FcYLBI