They say the truth is somewhere in the middle.
Thinking in extremes is addictive and predictable. Our brain likes predictable. It does not like to use more energy than it has to so when it can make a nice, easy story with a bunch of information, it goes with it.
But truth is more nuanced than that.
And the human experience is begging to be more nuanced than that.
In order for us to live in our truth, we need to be able to embrace that space somewhere in the middle of the extremes. We need to be able to see the good, the bad and all the beauty in between that doesn’t fit so squarely into set categories. We need to practice this form of recognition, accept more complex stories so that we are able to accept and live in our truth which lies somewhere in the middle.
A daily practice challenges the person who creates on “inspiration.” We have to mother everyday, and ultimately, it is the daily grind that gives us perspective, clarity and the “high’s” of motherhood. I am exploring if the same happens when I write everyday on the topics that normally light me up – motherhood, self-development, healing and creating. Sign up here to receive those thought nuggets in your inbox on the daily.