Tara Brach shares an important perspective for our times, with a concern about how we respond to uncertainty. Its worth a read!
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These days we are seeing all around us a lot of turbulence, inner and outer…The tendency when we get stirred up – and this is for all humans – is to go into a kind of habitual “jungle mentality,” also known as our stress reflex. We get anxious or upset and we try to sense where we can throw blame for what’s wrong. There is a polarizing.

Mostly what we are doing when we are in stress-reactivity is trying to find certainty. We are trying to find some ground again; and everything we try to do then is, on some level, trying to frame things so we have a stable ground – something that allows us to say, “Oh, here is what’s going on!” We try to define it, as a means of regaining a sense of certainty and security – an illusion of control. Charles Eisenstein calls this place…

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About Val Boyko

Val Boyko is originally from Scotland and came to the United States over 25 years ago. At "Find Your Middle Ground" Val brings together her experience as a life coach, yoga teacher and mentor, to inspire awakening to the light and inspiration within us all. This blog is a place of exploration and discovery as we all explore finding harmony and peace, in the highs and lows of life 💛

16 comments on “The Space Between Stories

  1. Here I am
    Alive Awake Aware
    Watching the “what is” as it is
    Allowing it to be

    Beyond thought

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  2. Or perhaps:

    Just remain in the center, watching.
    And then forget that you are there.
    ~ Lao Tzu (c.604 – 531 B.C.)

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  3. The view is glorious. Thank You, Val

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  4. Thanks for passing this along!

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  5. I am continuing to breath deeply and hold my centre Val.. thank you for this share.. Holding our own Peace is so important..
    Understanding each of us are contributing to the energies out there.. When we learn to open our hearts in compassion and love towards others.. We then are helping create Unity Consciousness to help heal the frustrations and imbalance which is now the cause of so much frustrations.. ❤ Hugs my friend and thank you for sharing Tara's post I have been across to say hello xx

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  6. Somehow we tend to seek the illusion of control…and yes, we need to watch it. Thanks for this wonderful share, Val.

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  7. We humans are all about the illusion of control! I wonder if we would be much happier if we just embraced the chaos a bit more?

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    • Well said Fiona 💛 Perhaps “chaos” is also a label created by a mind that seeks control, and cannot accept anything beyond its understanding. 😉

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