Has it happened with you?
This has happened to me multiple times when at the end of each day I feel like I have nothing to look forward to in life. I am putting up this question to everyone who reads this. Does this happen to you as well? In my case, I usually end up retracting into a slump and just cut off from the out side world to introspect.
By doing this I try to channelize my radical negative thoughts into a funnel and get rid of the doubts raised, over the next couple of days. At times these are not negative thoughts but thoughts which manage to instill self-doubts and fear of not knowing what’s coming next.
This is an extremely unnerving phase because it simply challenges what you have been doing till now.In my personal experience, I am a very confident person in whatever I do, in-spite of that if I can face such doubts one can only imagine the plight of the few unfortunate ones who lack confidence.Imagine this, a long day at work comes to end. The day was just about perfect and everything you planned for went according to how you had planned it. So the day is over and as you walk by you hear this –
Am I good enough ?
What If my best isn’t good enough?
The Concept of Trio in Life
The voice you hear is nothing but your inner self (soul)who is at a constant war with your outer self(self-made image). At such times your third entity that is your thinking mind is altogether on a different tangent because the mind is more often than not responsive only for superficial or materialistic rewards. That’s how our software is coded.
I am no subject matter expert on how minds or brains function! However, being a highly opinionated individual, I will give my perspective on how to deal with the three-tier tug of war. Let’s say that we all must learn to accept the time we are in. Time here refers to the different phases of our life. The office you work at, the gym you go to or may be the place you go for dinner with you family every weekend are few of the phases of your life.
Just as these phases constantly evolve and we invariably keep changing or moving ahead with the hope of better prospects. Similarly, the trio of a soul, self-made image, and the ever eager mind must evolve too. How do we do get the trio to evolve simultaneously at the same time? Well, it’s not going to happen simultaneously but one has to make each of the 3 elements evolve separately.
The only way to do this is by changing our mundane routine and do something different each week. For example, don’t take the same road to work every day. Try it and see it for yourself. Replace the cup of coffee instead with tea or any other beverage even if you don’t like it! Implementing few tweaks in our routine just helps us to reset the trio in their own independent manner. The self-doubt gets its own chance to re-discover itself and help us in clearing our thoughts.
After all, change is the only constant and that is how life is a transformation!