Where we are supposed to be is someplace in the present. It’s the place we we feel safe, where we feel loved, where we feel most familiar, where everyone knows us, and where we know everyone. I know this place, hell we all know this place, and I think we often forget that this place exist.
We tell ourselves we’re not good enough, we’re not ready, we’re not “quite there yet” to feel safe.
We do this by calling ourselves names, jumping into old vices, doing anything and everything to stop ourselves from feeling loved.
We don’t feel safe because we don’t allow ourselves to feel safe.
Sabotage manifests from our own limiting beliefs, which are created and ingrained in us by the age of seven. Then, through confirmation bias, these limiting beliefs only get stronger over time.
Society will remind us, nay, badger us, that our limiting beliefs are real: we’re too ugly, we’re not rich enough, we’re not good enough, we’re not what society deems us as desirable… reminding us that we’re not important.
Some get badgered more than others, while others are privileged enough to have it a little bit easier to breakthrough.
Regardless… because of all the badgering, by the time we reach our 20s, these limiting beliefs are cemented into a vault digitally locked into our brain: the key code floating with numbers of a combination we’ll grow to forget.
How do we get back to the familiar? How do we get to our safe place? How do we open the vault?Continue reading “Where Are We Supposed To Be?”