Do you have the “good person syndrome”? Check and see if the following (faulty) unconscious personal rules may be why you, too, find it hard to make time for retreat:
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Listen for their dream, even if it seems to you to be the wildest, most unattainable fantasy that ever existed.
And when you hear that dream, or maybe not even a dream, but what sounds like just a casual statement of desire for something in life (people test you with the little things first), try saying, truly meaning it:
“Yes. I wish that for you too.”
How would it change things if you believed that your mistakes were actually the beginning of masterpieces?
Breathe deeply. And relax. Now close your eyes, and see if you can find that feeling inside, that yearning, child-like feeling, that knows, just knows, that there is something better in life than what you are living now. It may occur as a fleeting thought, an opening in your heart, or a full fledged tearfulness, [...]
You come home from work, exhausted. Your mind says “I just can’t do this anymore.” You yearn for a better life, more satisfaction, more time for yourself. Are you just having a bad day? Or is it time for a change? Often our lives change automatically because of outside events. Lay-offs, college graduations, illness, divorce, [...]
Think of yourself in the middle of a river, floating peacefully, enjoying the feel of the current as it carries you along. The water is cool and refreshing; your ride is effortless. As you lie on your back, you feel the sun on your face and hear the birds chirping around you. You are totally [...]