depression

Be here now, still

Have you ever experienced achieving one of your big goals in life? Was it all that you expected it to be? 

I talked to a friend the other week who highlighted this yet again for me. She had strived for a big goal everyday for four years until she finally reached where she had dreamed of being. Once there, depression came. Even though reaching the goal was amazing in many ways it didn't solve everything. All areas in her life was not magically transformed by reaching the goal but there was an unconscious expectation of this because it had been her whole focus for so long. 

There is no there there. I know I say this all the time but it's so true. Sure, look ahead and work for the things you want but don't attach your happiness or attachment to it. Be here now, still. Fulfillment only happens in the present moment anyway. 

With all my love,
Helena

Curiosity saved my life

I did a speech the other day on this very theme, how curiosity saved my life. Even though it sounds like a flashy tagline I believe it's also the truth. I think curiosity has saved many people's life. They say it's the opposite of depression and depression kills so when curiosity shows up your probably on your way out of the really dark woods. 

For me, it was when my doctors seemed to have given up on me that I magically got a hold of my own curiosity Thank God for that. That's when I took the power over my life back by taking responsibility for all in it. That's when I started investigating alternative solutions. That's when I curiously started listening to my inner guidance system.

I wouldn't have found my way out if it wasn't for curiosity. I never take it for granted and I so enjoy the feeling! 

With all my love,

Helena