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Working With Stuckness

Cory Muscara



Cory Muscara



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Working With Stuckness

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Hi, welcome back to

your Daily Mindfulness.

In today's session, we're going to

talk about the feeling of being stuck.

When feeling stuck, many of us

try to think our way through it.

Mapping things out, looking

at the pros and cons, pulling

out the Excel spreadsheet.

But here's the thing with that.

We often can't think our way out of being

stuck because it's the limitations of our

current mental models that are causing

us to feel stuck in the first place.

Chances are, we've already tried

to think our way through it.

And by continuing in that direction,

we're just wavering between different

internal beliefs and perspectives.

It could be this, it could be that.

And we go back and forth.

The good news is stuckness can be a gift,

but only if we let the pain of not knowing

trouble us into a deeper surrender.

The ego wants to be in control.

It wants to know the answer.

So this is an opportunity to show

it that not everything can be solved

with the mind and with control.

Instead, invite yourself to release your

predetermined plan, take a vulnerable

breath ,place one hand on your heart,

and then say to yourself, "I open

myself to a deeper form of guidance."

When you drop beneath the warring

thoughts in your mind, you open to

a more subtle truth in your heart.

Thank you for your practice.

Let's settle in for today's meditation.

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