Things in life will inevitably get complicated, rough, tough, messy, etc. It is natural that we will try to make things better for us. The question is if we look to the outside to improve conditions or if we make sure our Base is OK first.
Do you run or do you lead?
Your heart is in your Center. It is at your core. It is with what you love and at its center yourself. It is not in the gym, office, friend’s house, a joint, a drink, a line, sex, your smart phone, social media… and the list could go on and on.
In the beginning, you will probably not find immediate relief at your core, but you will find truth, strength and solutions there. Avoid running away from discomfort. Don’t get caught up in judging others or yourself. Move forward (specially in your mind) and be fully conscious of how useful either your thoughts or emotions are in moments of increased discrepancy. Worrying and stressing is normal, but there comes a point it literally becomes stupid as well. Look deep within and search for that glimmer of defiance. That is the guiding Light that will get you through.
For Shamans, the obstacle is always justified to be there. Our job is to figure out which thought, emotion or action brought it there. Approaching difficult situations like this will not only teach you to solve problems but will also create a protection sphere around you for Life.