Let’s face it – there are a set of experiences that you like to feel and a set of experiences that you don’t like to feel.
We’ll call those sensations that you don’t like to feel – uncomfortable.
Most of us go to great lengths to avoid feeling uncomfortable.
But that avoidance leads to something which is a lot worse:
Suck-ass, self-defeating, downright abusive-no-good-for-nothing-“I suck” thoughts.
Here’s how it works…
Our attention has to go somewhere.
And we can either feel the atoms in our body swirling, pulsating, and vibrating (otherwise known as fear, anxiety, nervousness – aka being uncomfortable).
We can suppress those body sensations and end up listening to our mind telling is that we’re not good enough.
Better to feel the momentary intensity (uncomfortableness) of the body – than listen to the crap our mind produces when it is not on inspiration mode.
And here’s a lil secret – we have the greatest chance of going into our crappy thoughts when we feel something we have deemed as bad.
So, feel the sensation/emotion/uncomfortableness (remember, it’s only atoms moving around), and stay present to what is around you.