*Brainspirations is a series by Jason, aimed to provide nuggets of wisdom during his healing journey. It's about sharing the love and wisdom to help others navigate through life's ups and downs.
Hoping this piece finds YOU, offering the boost needed to tackle life's whirlwinds.
Life sometimes feels like a relentless rush-hour, with places to be, things to do, and expectations to meet. The incessant demands from family, the overbooked calendar, and the underplanned days might sometimes throw you into a bizarre game of "not it." It’s like you’re constantly on the move, yet the finish line keeps extending further.
Sure, life can be a tough nut to crack, but hey, you’re cracking it!
Often, this chaotic whirlpool leads us into a quagmire of self-doubt and shame. The nagging thought, “What if I can’t get it all done?” morphs into a self-deprecating monologue: “What a terrible person/parent/spouse I’ve turned into!”
But here’s a gentle reminder: None of this narrative is true!
In these overwhelming tides, you might just be reverting to an old, conditioned program. The reality is, life, with all its demands and chores, will continue. The earth won’t stop spinning if you miss a grocery run. So, take a breath, pause the chaos, and give yourself a break.
Your reaction to life’s demands shapes your reality. Do you choose to ride the stress wave or steer towards a calmer shore? The choice is YOURS. No superhero is swooping in to “fix it”. The list of to-dos will wait; don’t postpone your peace today for a mythical serene tomorrow. Carve out a moment for yourself – breathe, take a stroll, dive into a book, or meditate.
On days when the chaos tries to engulf you, stand before a mirror, lock eyes with your reflection, and affirm, “I have a choice, and right now, I choose ME. I am a badass, mastering this life gig!” Even if the conviction wavers, keep at it. With time, this empowering narrative will find its roots within you.
We all sail in the same stormy waters of life, facing our share of struggles. But remember, you’re not just surviving; you’re thriving. Keep rocking the boat, you’re doing amazing!
Thank you for embracing this message. Your journey, your strength, and your choices make you the incredible person you are. Keep choosing YOU amidst the cacophony of life.
Much love and kudos on mastering the art of living amidst chaos!