True happiness, for me, comes from a feeling of 'enoughness'. This quality, a kind of quiet and steady wellbeing, is actually not all that elusive if I stay open to it. I've been reflecting on how it shows up in everyday life, and this is what I noticed...
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Research on hunter-gatherer people suggest that they are more 'whole-brained', or I might say 'whole-bodied'. People who've lived with and studied the few remaining hunter-gatherer cultures have shared some fascinating insights into a way of life that appears to support better wellbeing than we enjoy in contemporary western culture. So what might happen if we were more connected to our right brain/body?
For an awfully long time, I believed that I could only be happy when I'd changed something about myself. Then, several years back I went through a bereavement which changed all the relationships in my life, not least the one I have with myself. Here's what I learned that helped me finally let go of self-attacking.