Are there things you tell yourself that if you just had, your life would be better? A new house, a loving partner, a new job, a box of kittens?
Do you constantly judge yourself for your shortcomings? Procrastination, a messy house, being a space-case?
Do you find yourself bargaining down an unending train for your happiness? Once I achieve XYZ, then I’ll be happy. Then I can take a break. Then I’ll finally feel successful!
All of these things are examples of feeling lack or “the void”.
It’s a feeling like we’re missing out on something. That something’s just not quite right. And so we go out in search of ways to fill it.[Read more…]