Sitting with our Restlessness

We don't even know how to sit with our own feelings of loss and pain and anger and jealousy, and, instead of acting on them, simply learn how to be with them, somatically; we don't know how to sit with our feelings and let them teach us about ourselves. Instead we run to cope: with alcohol, with drugs, with social media. I've been there, you've been there, we've all been there. We're out here trying to change systems, meanwhile our own system is running on autopilot. We want to reform hundred-year old institutions but what about our own million-year old constitutions? What about our limbic system? It's 150 million years old. How about we work on that system? How's that for reform?

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