These are difficult conditions to deal with and most men don’t even want to admit they have these problems. But that’s the first step, and the second step is understanding how chronic fatigue, mild depression and erectile dysfunction can be alleviated by learning to work with our physiology.
Why aren't we living the life we want to be living? What's it take to live an inspired life? We learned a lot about this when we were inspired to sell our house in Santa Fe and move to Hawaii. Pure inspiration. So we did it and then we were unhappy. Why didn’t our inspiration continue? What happened?
As infants, when we want something, we cry. As adolescents when we want something we rebel, sulk, or just keep asking. As adults when we want something we negotiate or fight. All of these behaviors are ways of exercising our power in an attempt to get what we want. But there is a better way . . . we can learn to embody the power of presence.
What would happen if you chose to create your own holiday this year and didn’t go home to your family? After all a “holiday” is supposed to be a festive time of no work. Does going home to your family of origin feel like a festive affair to you? Does it feel like “no work,” or is it actually a lot of work? If it feels like a lot of work, you’re not alone. Many people feel anxious or depressed around the holidays.
Do you want to reduce your anxiety? Then change your Virtual Question. I was working with a client suffering from chronic anxiety. We discovered that her Virtual Question was, “Am I a success?” Only after she learned what a Virtual Question is, and how to change it, did her anxiety go away.