When you say “this shouldn’t be so hard” you undermine your experience and prevent your growth.
How does the horse know you’re afraid of falling off? Is it a mind-reader? Not quite.
If we want to solve the actual problems we are facing as a collective, we can’t just cut down the tree; we need to explore and untangle the roots.
When we break down the biological habit of fear, we can learn how to unravel it.
There is no love and light without fear and darkness. Everything is contained within everything else.
Our stories can trap us in cycles of fear and shame, and drain our energy from more productive pursuits.
This moment we are in is a moment of awakening. It’s not a small thing, and contrary to popular myth, awakenings are highly uncomfortable.