In a bid to stay strong for my close ones, I shut off my emotions from view. I stopped crying. I was known for being strong, the one who didn’t cry. But I wasn’t strong at all. It was to my detriment that I blocked my grief.
A life event, such as a pandemic, can exist to break down the prison walls of our minds so that we can grow and transform our lives.
Breathing is the one function of the autonomous nervous system we can control. We can use our breathing in a conscious way to help bring about positive changes in mind and body.
These challenging times have created something quite remarkable. It has created pockets of humanity around the world dedicated to transforming lives for the better.
I firmly believe that each personal crisis or suffering that we experience sets us onto a path to discover our purpose, our ‘true-selves’ if you will.Whether or not we can transcend our pain and suffering depends on us accepting a number of simple truths.