I’m writing this letter for anyone who has ever found themselves caught in the perfectionist loop, the spiral of Instagram comparisons and the slope of procrastination. We call our devices “smart” but something that is truly smart should be used to propel us further and more fully into our own worth and expand our consciousness so that we can live life to its fullest. We live in a wonderful time of access to information, there was a time I felt repulsed by how much technology rules our modern lives, now I’ve come to a harmonious understanding with it being a natural part of human evolution and something that is smart as the user.
But this needs to be constantly kept in check for me. For example, I am a big believer in the power of routine, ritual, devotion and discipline, but I was unconsciously caught in a social media black hole of what all of those things “should” look like. My rituals “should” include a burning stick of Palo S
I’m now in the practice of letting go of all of my ideas of what these things “should” look like or feel like or what my experience “should” be with them and instead just letting them be. The irony