How do we know which way to go? How do we know what voice to listen to? How do we know who or what to trust?
In order to find True North we must talk about four things: mind, heart, body and soul.
The mind is that chatter box up in our head that never shuts up. It’s that background noise that so many of us hear. It spits out words all day long. Judgements, fears, criticisms, comparisons. ‘I like that, I don’t like that, I want that to happen, I don’t want that to happen.’ This is the mind’s job, it’s what it does. For most of my life, I had no idea that my mind wasn’t me. I thought that this critical, panicky, stream of words came from me. I thought it was me. In my classes, we practice removing ourselves from identifying with the mind. Meaning, that we understand that we are not the mind itself, we are the one who can watch the mind. The most important thing to understand about the mind is that the mind just is. It’s not personal. We don’t have to control it and we definitely don’t have to listen to it.Read More