In 2012 I realized I had a lot of anxiety that needed to be dealt with. It was bad, you guys. At one point, I panicked about what I should have for breakfast. What? It’s a big decision! If affects your entire day, your energy levels, your bowel movements, everything. The result of your whole day rests on this one seemingly simple decision, it can be very stressful!
Since then, I took up yoga and tried to get my thoughts to calm down and not jump to the most horrible conclusions. I can now successfully make and eat breakfast without panicking! The problem is, while my brain is a lot calmer than last year, it still has trouble completely relaxing. This year, I’ve taken up meditation (well, attempting to meditate at least). This is what usually happens:
I have an all new respect for hippies, those guys are so mellow.
Meditation is HARD. Achieving inner peace feels impossible to me. What is inner peace? How does a person who has never experienced inner peace, achieve it? HOW?!