Long-term travel has reminded me of the importance of the sangha, or community.
As someone who has dealt with suicide from both sides of the fence, I have some thoughts I’d like to share about depression & suicide. It isn’t selfish, and it isn’t cowardice.
So many options, so many wants, so many wonderful places. Sometimes you just have to follow your heart.
We’ve been in Playa del Carmen for nearly a month. We were here to assess the area as a long-term base. And, well, it just wasn’t working for me. Rather than be miserable, we’ve moved elsewhere.
You know that old adage how people are their own worst critics? Well, I earned my PhD in that. If you’re going to do something, do it well, right? I’ve been working on the old “Get over yourself!” for a long time.
We are in a state of transition, and I can feel it in so many ways. By reflecting on it, being honest with myself, and just being in the moment it’s rather interesting to watch it unfold.