Dropping Through Our Reactions
Weekly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being Blog
Published September 14th, 2015
Our sense of time is interwoven with our efforts to be in control, and our ability to let go. We get habituated to the goal of cheating time at every opportunity and bending it to our wishes. Our relationship to time warps in both directions. When circumstances feel pleasant, we want time to stop; when things feel bad, we want more than anything to push the fast-forward button.
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