Are you fighting being closed off? Relax into it. Accept it as it is. Fighting a feeling keeps you stuck in it.
For example, when you try to suppress a laugh, you laugh even more. 342 more words
In 2008, I began a regular meditation practice after reading the book Calming The Fearful Mind: A Zen Response To Terrorism by Thich Nhat Hanh. It wasn’t that my mind was especially fearful, no more than any other person I suppose, but fear seemed and still seems to be very present in the world. 340 more words