We spend so much time searching our brains to figure out a reason why something happens to us. There are just some things we will never have an answer for no matter how many scenarios we play out in our over thinking heads. The important thing is to deal with whatever it is in front of us. The why just doesn’t matter but how we’re going to respond and what we are actively going to do makes the biggest difference in deciding the outcome. Let’s not get too caught up in the things we can’t change, and let’s focus our time, thought and energy on things we can.
I didn’t sleep a wink last night. I watched the clock change before my eyes as I struggled to find a sense of quiet that would afford me the opportunity to drift off to sleep. Isn’t it amazing how we can walk into a room in the middle of the day and have no idea why we are standing there in the first place? Then something magical happens at nightfall and everything becomes crisper and clearer. It’s as if the brain magically over magnifies every single thought that races through my head. The tiniest situation feels like a major ordeal in the middle of the night. I toss and turn and fight the voices in my head searching for some solitude from the noise that’s keeping me awake. What do you do to help you fall asleep? How do you quiet everything down so you can drift off to a peaceful sleep? I have tried the voice led meditations in the past and they have worked well but I am not the only one in the bed. I am looking for some suggestions and solutions for those nights that feel like they are never going to end.
I was thinking today that I would rather know someone’s soul than their face and their name. But, if I am lucky to know all three, I will consider myself grateful.