People angry about masks. Social isolation. A consistent lack of cleaning supplies. Hateful words and fighting. It’s been months and it’s wearing on me.
I quickly become irritated with people I love. I find myself judging and labeling others. Essentially, I don’t feel like me and I catch myself hastily reacting rather than patiently responding to life events.
Like many, I have a strong daily spiritual practice. Each morning, before I do anything, I take time and intentionally start each day in a higher state of consciousness than I when I woke. I read. I journal. I steep myself in gratitude.
Lately I’m finding it’s not making a dent in my experience of the chaos in the world.
It’s been seven months since the pandemic started and even though many things feel back to normal, they are not. We are still bearing the weight of massive changes to our economies, our families, and how we commune with each other. Fear and scarcity reign. The world is in the throes of the Black Lives Matter movement, a highly charged election in the U.S. is upon us, and threats of another wave of the Coronavirus are here.
With that said, what worked in the past may no longer cut the mustard! If, like me, you are struggling to stay grounded in today’s world it may mean your spiritual practice needs a reset. Let’s look at some ways to take your spiritual practice to the next level.
Tips for getting through the next six months or more:
Tips for Getting Through the Next Six Months and More:
Maintaining your sanity thru your spiritual practice may be more difficult now than ever before. Keep your practice strong and viable! Be flexible about what it looks like, forgive yourself if you struggle, and keep at it!
Keep at it as if the world depends on it – because it does.
Kelly Robbins, MA is the author of Trust Your Next Step: Creating the Confidence to Cut Fresh Tracks and produces the Fresh Tracks with Kelly Robbins podcast. Grab a copy of 10 Steps to Creating Your Fresh Tracks now for free here: https://kellyrobbins.net/theedge/