'What if a fresh experience, from inside of us, is always available?'
In this modern life, the pressure to 'self-improve' initially appears innocent and innocuous. But with this relentless drive to improve, we can mistakenly fall into assuming that we're inadequate; that we're somehow lacking.
When we spend time and energy harshly judging and comparing ourselves to others, life indeed is a struggle; resulting in us striving, rather than thriving ...
In moments of stillness, however, there's a deeper knowing which arises from our innate intelligence, resilience. Wellbeing is always there waiting for us.
In our quieter, more settled moments, we're able to glimpse a recognition of what really matters. It's not a 'clever' intellectual thing, but instead usually a softer realisation; a recognition of something we'd long lost sight of.
When we pursue life only with our intellect, wellbeing - like a rare butterfly, appears to fly away. But when our personal thinking settles, so too does the butterfly.
Our thoughts will continue to come in all shapes and sizes; some being more 'sticky' than others. But when we see that what and how we think is simply as a perfect reflection of the current beliefs we hold about how life works and who we are - we can review everything.
The good news is that with being human, comes our free will to choose which thoughts and beliefs to pay attention to. And those that we decide aren't accurate, can then then drop away.
In simple terms, with fresh thinking, comes a refreshing experience.
As our unnecessary or outdated (sticky) thinking drops away, we're left with our innate wellbeing; a well-spring for hope, creativity, courage, kindness ...