"After the holidays, traveling, and getting hit with a nasty cold, I felt knocked down and even a little depressed. I could have gotten stuck in it, but luckily my years of training as a student of nature had taught me a little about cycles of expansion and contraction. We see these cycles throughout the natural world, and they’re also demonstrated perfectly for us in every breath and heartbeat. Here’s an excerpt from our new book, The Well Life, on the topic:

Contraction

After an experience of expansion it’s extremely common to contract. You feel you’re making great progress, you’re in balance, you’re in love with the world, your hair looks amazing, and then . . . it seems to fall apart. Suddenly you’re strikingly unenlightened. You’re hollowing out sacred texts so you can hide candy in there. You can’t connect to the Mother Ship. You’re critical of yourself and others. The money stops coming in. Perhaps you even spiral into despair..." Read more from Dr. Borten's blog! Link in bio!

#contract #expand #gowiththeflow #selfcare
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  • thedragontree"After the holidays, traveling, and getting hit with a nasty cold, I felt knocked down and even a little depressed. I could have gotten stuck in it, but luckily my years of training as a student of nature had taught me a little about cycles of expansion and contraction. We see these cycles throughout the natural world, and they’re also demonstrated perfectly for us in every breath and heartbeat. Here’s an excerpt from our new book, The Well Life, on the topic:

    Contraction

    After an experience of expansion it’s extremely common to contract. You feel you’re making great progress, you’re in balance, you’re in love with the world, your hair looks amazing, and then . . . it seems to fall apart. Suddenly you’re strikingly unenlightened. You’re hollowing out sacred texts so you can hide candy in there. You can’t connect to the Mother Ship. You’re critical of yourself and others. The money stops coming in. Perhaps you even spiral into despair..." Read more from Dr. Borten's blog! Link in bio!

    #contract #expand #gowiththeflow #selfcare

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  • kishiriazI think I need to read this right now.
  • sailorchelseaOn point 100%
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