fully loved? The combined effect and the media: minds are not very good at processing reality. The practice of love involves working with yourself wherever youre. Lean into your rough edges, your humanity, and your rawness. Although we have no written or eyewitness accounts of the mental and emotional state of cavemen and women, we can look at the works of Weston. Your hope was to have dorm mates with whom you could go out and socialize but none of them were able to do that. They drift through life acting as their own worst critic, working to inhibit their potential, and keeping their hearts and minds guarded. Dont you think youre being a little dramatic? Sometimes youre in between.
Its often easier to love the innocent child you were than the experienced adult you are. At the moment I would guess that your depression results from your social anxiety and once you get that resolved you may not need medication. This is further exacerbated by a media culture that preys on fear, and an advertising culture that strives to make you feel small unless youre up to date with all of the latest trends. If so, keep working with. To step fully into the human experience you must embrace the darkness. Do you treat yourself like an important person who deserves love and respect, or are you subtly placing unreasonable expectations on yourself? At its highest level, this means internalizing that you will die one day (as will everyone youve ever loved and everyone who ever loved you). At a more mundane level, it means realizing that suffering is part of the human experience. The complicated relationship between feelings and actions. Instead of allowing intense emotion to be a brick wall, use curiosity and patience to feel through. Ill do my best to help, but youre the one who must walk. Because of this, your mind has a tendency to view you as being far less intelligent, capable, good looking, charming, and ultimately, worthy of love than you actually are.