Clarity, clarity, oh where art thou? You could find clarity in the stillness of your silence. The trick is to actually sit down long enough to allow it to happen. Jumping beans of thoughts and flashing movements of this project and that never ending to do list will not give you clarity. However, it may give you a migraine which is a good way to not find clarity.
Bringing yourself closer to stillness will clear your mind. Settle the dust and free your mind. You need peace and quiet. There’s a buzzing sound in your head you say. That’s just your body telling you that yes you need this winding down. The clock of our busyness needs to stop in oder to get back to the slow metronome feeling of our inner natural existence. Easier said than done, you say. Let’s jump down the rabbit hole together and explore this more.
Close your eyes. Well, after you have finished reading this article. Shut off all technology and that includes your phone. I know, the shocking horror of it, but yes this must be done. Get comfy on your couch, your bed, a giant pillow, a patch of grass. Whatever you find über soothing. Close your eyes and imagine the most incredible, softest cloud you have ever seen. Relax and gently breathe in and out. With every inhale you take in a little more of that soft, airy feeling. With every exhale you let out the stuffiness and the confinement.
Keep your eyes closed and feel your body getting lighter and lighter as if you are floating on air. Focus on this light, airy feeling. Focus on the calmness of your breathing. Focus on the quietness of your being. Embrace this relaxing, tranquility. When you have had enough, slowly open your eyes and give yourself a healthy, long stretch.
This peacefulness is what your body craves. You get so caught up in the diligence of your schedule that you forget what your body naturally needs. Rest and relaxation.
The previously mentioned guided imagery sample is only one of many ways you could find your inner peace. Walking in the woods or a local park, listening to soft, relaxing instrumental music, coloring, or painting are other ways to find tranquility.
Whatever activity you choose to help you float like a cloud make sure that you do it and do it often. Understand that keeping a regular schedule of tranquility is very important to you. Finding clarity will give you peace of mind, enable you to get better answers to problems you are facing, and keep you healthy in mind, body, and spirit.
May you find clarity this week and may peace be with you.