If you think about the world around you, you’ll see that human beings have found a way to label everything and to give it all a name. A system designed to help us is now, ironically as much a problem as it is a solution. //
You start learning names for things in kindergarten and from then on it never stops. Your mind begins its lifelong task of compilation. //
Once you start seeing things for what they simply are and begin to notice the inter-connectivity of the world around you, you’ll start appreciating it more and more until you’re the happiest you’ve ever been. Everything starts making more sense, change isn’t something to be afraid of anymore - it all comes it all goes, and you learn to chase what feels 𝐫𝐢𝐠𝐡𝐭. //
What works best for me is I appreciate everything, take out something positive from it all and really 𝐟𝐞𝐞𝐥 life.
Feel the ground underneath my feet, see every bird, hear and see every car, watch the people around me, watch them talk, walk, love, laugh, live. 𝘌𝘷𝘦𝘳𝘺𝘵𝘩𝘪𝘯𝘨. I actively try to remove the meaning my mind places on the world and let the world create its own meaning. Like a brand new sponge taking in water. //
Your brain has too much noise and until you don’t learn to quiet it when taking things in, you won’t see things as they 𝘢𝘳𝘦, only as how they are to 𝐲𝐨𝐮. //
I center myself, observe, take it all in and then strive to love every little bit of it; the good 𝘢𝘯𝘥 the bad.
It’s living life, with an emphasis on the ‘𝘭𝘪𝘷𝘪𝘯𝘨’ bit, and it makes you grateful to be alive and here. You realise that out of all the possibilities that could’ve been, somehow the world has brought you to exactly where you are and you’re bearing witness to moments that have never been, and will likely never be ever again. 𝐘𝐎𝐔 are 𝘏𝘌𝘙𝘌. ‘I am simply happy to exist.’ Every second you get on this planet is special and that one decision helps brighten all the other areas of your life too. //
It’s simple mindfulness but 𝙖 𝙡𝙞𝙩𝙩𝙡𝙚 𝙜𝙤𝙚𝙨 𝙖 𝙡𝙤𝙣𝙜 𝙬𝙖𝙮.