Enough anger, enough violence, enough busyness, enough dishes, dirt, washing…
Enough of the negative news, stuff, talking, crying, working, thinking…
When we reach a boiling point, head throbbing, hands wringing, skin flushed, eyes glaring.
Enough is a powerful moment to reach the earth seems to stop spinning, a flash of revolt where the next course of action appears as clear as day.
Catching enough is easy; it is the holding onto it, which is the difficult part.
Reaching such a potent place can be the beginnings of a major transformation, but only if you can hold onto it.
Keeping your hand on the pulse of enough proves to be challenging as the vibrations relax into “I can deal with it”, “it’s ok, I can manage”, or it’s not so bad”.
Or your attention shifts elsewhere.
It is expected that the vitality of these moments will wane and eventually drift away into oblivion.
Until it happens again
Then enough is enough, no more, something has to change returns with a vengeance stronger than before.
Until with time the rhythm softens again, the cycle repeats
When is enough finally enough?
How can you capture and hold onto this feeling to bring about long lasting change rather than having to relive it again and again?
Transformation happens when you take the energy and carry it forward, walk with it, run with it, wrap your fingers around it and hold onto it for dear life.
Letting it fizzle out depletes the very energy that is necessary to change the situation.
Hold on; move forward with ease and a purpose, not out of a reaction.
Then change will happen.
Recipe: Enough meditation
When you have reached a point where you have had enough, rather than immediately reacting, close your eyes.
Take 3 deep belly breathes, observe your breath as it enters you and leaves you.
As your nervous system calms down, ask yourself, “how can I maintain this momentum”, without impulsivity and overreacting.
Stay with the breath and the emotions that are bubbling up for you.
Ask yourself, “What is my first step?”
Note the ideas, which come up for you.
Slowly open your eyes and jot down some ideas on a piece of paper.
Take one step at a time and make sure you do something towards addressing the problem.
Then change happens!
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