We know that material things don't offer contentment, but we still buy more-more of the props and gadgets our culture tells us we must have in order to be happy and "happening." Our addiction to consumption distracts us from seeing that we are disconnected from ourselves, from our truth and from one another. Any euphoria we gain from our material gains is fleeting at best. Susan L Taylor
How many times have we gone out to "buy our problems away?"
We go out to buy a new gadget, a new outfit, shoe, handbag or whatever shiny thing that would make us either forget or be happy in the moment. And then what happens?
Sometimes we feel guilty - especially when we use funds that ought to be utilised elsewhere or max out or credit card
Sometimes we don't even use the thing- it was just a spur of the moment purchase
Sometimes we just go back to the situation and repeat the "solution" which continues the cycle.
What I have learnt is, face it. Feel the feelings, Accept the moment. You don't have to act on it right away. There is never any rush.
Once we feel the feelings we allow it the space to guide us and to leave us
Humans- love everything right away, as soon as possible. But let's think about how this life works
a baby takes up to 9 months
there are times when the sun comes up and the sun sets
a tree takes a while to grow
there is always a process, and a process takes time
So trust the process, take the time, feel the feelings and let it go it will save you not just some cash but also storage space and sanity.
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