Welcome to Isheeria’s Healing Circles.
The news of two suicides shocked the world, every one of us who also didn’t know them personally were thinking out loud about their tragic end!
As I sit writing this article, the news of Bhaiyyui Maharaj having committed suicide has just pinged on my phone’s news app! I am left speechless!
A celebrity chef, a fashion designer, and a spiritual leader – All three famous and successful in their own right. All three assumed to ‘have it all’ by the on-looker.
So, Why did they do it? Did they not feel like they had anything or anyone to live for?
What were they thinking really (deep, in their heart of heart)? That gave them the heart-breaking courage to commit suicide and snuff out their flame forever?
Depression is REAL. It is omnipresent and it is pervasive!
Like we take care of our physical health, we must also take care of our mental health!
I am no expert, however, I would strongly urge you to reach out to your family and friends and even organizations and helplines for all the support you need and take help.
The cry we hear from deep in our hearts, says Thich Nhat Hanh, comes from the wounded child within. Healing this inner child’s pain will transform negative emotions.
Who is the Inner Child or the Child within you?
The Child Within is the echo of the child you were – and this child still impacts you today.
Here are some way to be in touch with our #Childwithin – and take care of ourselves, today and always –
Listen to your voice, to the child within. Do not apply your adult filters of judgment, but allow your inner child to speak to you, fearlessly.
Speak kindly to the Child Within – Use a loving voice and use supportive and comforting words.
Speaking Affirmation to yourself each day is a good way to heal the #childwithin.
Remember to tell yourself, that you are loved, valued and appreciated by you.
Incorporate a short and simple activity into your daily routine – It keeps you healthy and those endorphins flowing.
INCORPORATE SOME JOY INTO YOUR DAILY ROUTINE
One wonderful way to keep the #childwithin happy is to add some activity which you enjoy into your daily routine.
It could be Dancing or sketching or baking – or even just singing out loud along
Reach and talk with people – family, friends, people you have just met. Remember when you were a child? You never thought twice about talking to anyone? It is time to embrace the #Childwithin again and talk to people!
Like you need to talk to people, you never know who might need someone to talk to too. And you may be the answer to their unspoken wish.
Remember, YOU are the SAFE PLACE where your inner Child can express herself/himself without fear – and if you pay attention, you will find the root cause of whatever is bothering you and you can take steps towards a solution and resolution.
This is a subject which is so vast and deep, and I hope we can all collectively find a path to happiness and joy and connect with the #Childwithin. Please do leave us your tips and suggestions in the comments below.
We are a part of team #NISSAtalks. Stay tuned as all through June, we will be opening up and talking about a host of topics.
This week, we are all writing on the #Childwithin.
Don’t forget to checkout my teammates’ posts:
Silja (www.vijvihaar.wordpress.com) and