Feeling Good

We want to feel good. The paradox is that many of us define good as being how we want to feel, which is generally an idealized drug-like euphoria that fully supports whatever goal we currently happen to be focused on, no matter how dumb that goal is.

That’s not feeling good. It’s an extremely narrow portion of experience that in the natural world would only briefly accompany our accomplishment of a major life goal. Forcing ourselves to feel that way all or the majority of the time fouls the natural feedback mechanisms that keep us in touch and in tune with reality. If we push ourselves in this direction with drugs, belief systems and various and sundry practices, the end result over time is disaster. 

That disaster is a kind of grand reset that brings us back to the simplicity of reality and whatever our essential truths may be…