Waiting for the train

Waiting for a train, a plane, a bus, a friend to arrive, for your turn in the queue…the majority of the human race use this time to stare into a screen on their smartphone, to be connected to the digital matrix. To avoid the ‘boredom’ of the mind not being occupied.

Most of that time will be spent on social media/messaging apps.

In itself there is nothing good or bad about this. However, we spend plenty of time waiting in our life, yet instead of being in that moment and experiencing our surroundings, perhaps an opportunity to interact with another human, read a book, or simply just be and be at peace and see the amazing world that is all around, we are sucked into the unconsciousness of the mind and the drama and toxicity that a great deal of the digital world is for most of us.

We are often inducing stress and anxiety at the same time as missing our real-life moment.

Wait for the train in peace by just being in the moment and experiencing our real life and being aware of the beauty and amazing things that surround us always. Just think how many things we missed or real humans we didn’t talk to because we couldn’t stand to ‘wait’ without being occupied by something to stimulate the mind.

Just be

'Thought' by Philip Dodson

Once we label ourselves as something…a leader, dominant, or a follower, an organiser, an alpha male/female, a rebel , a good person, a bad person, a whatever, it doesn’t matter what the label is, then we become that role. It is a role created by our mind and its ego. We often have many roles, a work mask, a home mask, there are many to wear.

We are not any particular thing, we are just a ball of energy, a beautiful human soul, housed in a physical carnation. We do not need to be one role or another, we just need to be.

Once we associate with the egoic labels and its creations, then the suffering comes, then we have to be a certain persona and defend its status against others, we then have to act out the role and all the stress that creates maintaining it so others do not judge or threaten it. There is an internal pressure created by the ego to play out these roles and maintain them for fear of what others might think if we slip up.

Life in this moment, just simply being our true essence is without all the drama and suffering of having to act out, maintain and defend a role. We are just a simple human soul enjoy this now moment.

Just be.