How can we stay on track, stay healthy, feel clear and focused on creating personally and professionally? Meditation makes us stop and pay attention to how we are doing and how we are at that moment. We are the effect of so much, hold experiences in our space and mostly we don’t realize what we are being and that we can change.
Claire and I went to a long walk, something we do periodically. From the onset, I could feel Claire’s anger. She had nothing good to say about anything, and we had walked only five minutes. I knew Claire was the effect of some energy in her space, so I intuitively asked, “How is work?” With that the tirade came out, a long story of frustration with a local hospital as she tried desperately to get services for her client. I listened and watched the anger in her space. She was running the anger but not releasing it, which is sometimes the case when people tell the story.
Energy In Her Space
Finally, I said, “So that is all the anger in your space?” Claire stopped. Looked at me surprised. She did not realize that she was running so much anger. When was the last time she meditated? Claire admitted she had gotten out of the habit of meditating. I then asked her when this episode occurred with the hospital. Six weeks ago was her reply. She had held that anger all that time, affecting all her communications with everyone. Claire had no idea. I asked how her husband was, “Oh he is too grumpy these days!” Was he too being the effect of the anger in her space? Whatever energy we hold creates our experiences, impacts our reality. This alone is a great reason to meditate daily, to clear our space of whatever is rubbing us the wrong way before it creates more of what we do not want.
I walked with Claire two days later. She was still angry and complaining. I laughed and asked her if she had meditated to clear her anger toward the hospital? No, she had not. Hm. What is even more interesting is Claire was so stuck on her anger at the hospital that it distracted her from her original goal of getting services for her client. She had lost her perspective.
This happens to all of us. An experience and the energy it stimulates in us can take over our space. When this happens, we lose our perspective and have a narrow vision. Everything after that is seen through the energy the experience stimulated in us. Meditation is a way to get out of that energy, to see what we are being, to clear and get our space back. Sound familiar?
Take the time to meditate. It makes all the difference.