Many of us live with a state of tension and anxiety that’s created in our minds. One reason for this tension is the perceived gap between where we are now and where we think we should be in life. We see this gap as a fault, and therefore resist being able to accept it. This also means we resist letting go of struggling ‘now’ as it feels counterproductive.
When we are in the process of building a meaningful life, it’s easy to start obsessing over our perceived shortcomings on the way. So how can we reach our goals more effectively? – By piling on the pressure and self criticism? or by relaxing and easing yourself comfortably into the discomfort?
Find some answers here…
I have been struck recently by how more and more, as I am in social groups, work groups, or with family, it seems people talk about feeling anxious. Grown adults (both men and women alike), young professionals, college students, and even those younger, are all included. I feel it myself.