A good sign that you’re having a meltdown is that you just spent $15.00 on an Eckhart Tolle audiobook. It’s a last ditch attempt to run away from your current self and discover that elusive peace of mind.
Exhaustion and indulgence do not make other people “bad,” so why must I color them that way for myself? This is what’s at my core these days, the question I can’t fully kick.
This message presumes that our bodies are, and should be, everyone’s number one entry-point to the good life, and that the acceptance of these vessels, with all of their squishy parts, will lead to immediate happiness–but it’s totally false.
Say what you will about the internet, but sometimes, when it’s 2:33 AM and you can’t sleep, and all of your thoughts are a tangled, contradictory mess…you stumble upon a stranger’s writing and it THRILLS you.
More and more I am noticing how technology allows me to avoid more important pursuits and more enriching lines of thought. I can’t settle for denial any longer, so it’s time to make a change.
The answer appears to lie in that frustrating space between who we are and who we want to be.
“Good answers to the big questions about medication are likely to proceed from careful attention to the actual experiences of the people who have faced them.” So here’s mine.
Our society is seriously ignorant about what’s healthy and what’s not. Very few people understand what an eating disorder entails, and where the disorders often stem from.