Sometimes I struggle with all the noise. Ok, most of the time. I have tried to figure out why noise is so tough for me to deal with. One, I have an inner ear disorder that affects my hearing. Two I lived alone for a long time so I was surrounded by quiet. But I think I long for number three which is it brings a stillness to my mind.
In the quiet morning like today when no one but the dog is awake, I can just be still. My mind isn’t racing yet with all the days tasks. The kids aren’t asking for anything yet. I’m free to wake up, meditate and prepare for the day.
When I get these moments I’m much more at peace. It is easier for me to handle the needs and requests of everyone in my home. The quiet is necessary for me to have Joy.
These quotes remind me of why it’s important:
Do you find quiet places in your day? Do you take time to meditate? To just breathe and relax and quiet your mind for even just a few minutes?
I hope you try this practice. I’m getting back into it as I’ve found when I don’t, I struggle with patience and feeling my best. To sit in quiet, to just breathe and center my mind, creates room for calmness and peace to enter in.
I’m a talker by nature and enjoy being around those I care about. It’s often loud and chaotic. But the chatter of everyone, including myself can overwhelm me if there’s not a break. If there are no moments of silence.
Perhaps your recharge from the loud. From being around others more often than not. For me stillness is necessary to bring joy into my world. If you are similar, I hope you find those quiet moments.