Many have talked about how humanity is going through an apparent ascension, awakening, elevating of consciousness and other similar, speculative terms. I am certainly one of them, for which you’d find plenty of evidence in my past articles. But I believe now the idea requires some elemental grounding — and perhaps an alternative, matured perspective, given the events of recent history.
It’s been an intense process of upheaval and integration this past year, and many of us have powered through, elevated our game, and quickly grew up in ways we didn’t even know we needed to. So how do we keep that momentum building toward greater awareness, greater healing, greater empowerment, and greater resilience?
Play more. Laughter, singing, dancing and imaginative abandon is restorative, healing and dispels negativity, emotional pressure and unconscious stagnation.
We’re in the midst of widespread and multi-faceted impositions; an assault on our senses and sensemaking, accelerating nefarious agendas, collapsing regimes and realities, and the systemic exposure of the ugliness among us that’s been hiding in plain sight forever.