We can grow up silent and bottled up, or verbose and self-defensive. Counselling can help us to find more moderate ways to communicate and behave.
A quick, 4-step routine for checking our balance of mind.
We get too protective over our ‘self image’. The ‘self’ we are protecting may not even exist.
We can become self-balancing beings, moderating the extremes that make us suffer, and enjoying better mental health.
A key part of mindfulness is, ironically, letting go of thoughts. if we can’t let go, we will get no rest.
We would like life to be simple, but it’s not. So we tidy it into ‘simple rooms’. Sometimes, though, an extreme desire for simplicity leads us to position ourselves as superhero or victim.