We can numb ourselves with alcohol. Wonder why someone said something they may later regret or fill the silences with chatter.
Feel isolated and alone and have depressive thoughts
Why not try anew approach this New Year and treat yourself with kindness.The elegance and simplicity of the Four Agreements remains a source of inspiration to me.
The four agreements ideas taken from ancient Toletec wisdom.
“The Toltec were people of knowledgeScientists and artists who created a society to explore and conserve the traditional spiritual knowledge and practices of their ancestors. The Toltec viewed science and spirit as part of the same in entity, believing that all energy material or etherial- is derived from and governed by the universe.” businesballs.com
Don Miguel a shaman or ‘nagual’wrote his book The Four Agreements published in 1997
Be impeccable with your word- speak with integrity.
Say only what you mean.
Avoid using the word to speak against yourself or to gossip about others.
Use the power of your word in the direction of truth and love.
As we have house guests at the moment I will finish this article, next agreements, in the next few days. In the mean time begin the New year with kindness,Meditators know “The thought becomes the word.”
So think kindly of yourself
Happy new Year.