So many people spend years or even most of their lives struggling with depression. The truth is we can overcome problems like these. We can learn tools that in 10 to 30 minutes will transform how we feel and help us to truly overcome depression.
One of the #1 reasons people are experiencing depression, even in a lot of cases where they are told it is 'clinical' depression, is that they are disconnected with their true self. Over time, this disconnection becomes more and more painful and the individual floats further and further away from who they truly are, further fuelling the cycle of depression.
Recently, a friend and I were talking about meditation. He said:
“I don’t see why I would start meditating, I’ve lived this much of my life just fine without it.”
I realised that this might be how many people who haven’t integrated meditation into their lives are thinking about it.
If I offered you some cake, or a beer, (or pizza…), and you hadn't yet tried cake or beer (or lasagna…), so you decide to turn it down, (because after all, you’ve lived this long without it ;) ), your future self might be quite shocked! Your future self may try to communicate with you - as a distance voice in your head saying: