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What is Sacred To You?

What is Sacred to You? This is an important question because whatever we put in this category tends to rule our lives. Is it Media? Another Human Being? Whether it is conscious or unconscious; whatever you give more than 50 percent of your time to may as well be considered sacred.

To step away from the dense, heavy energy of the collective pushing and pulling of media and social platforms can be difficult. We are hard-wired to listen to an endless stream of speculative energy. This energy is based in fear, and it triggers extreme fight and flight, the survival instincts of the mind. The energy is so strong because there is a huge population that is drawn into this. Where 1 or 2 is gathered in focus, the pull feels like a suction tube. Many times, we feel this, but we don’t know exactly why we can't just put our phone down or just turn off the TV.

This vacuum makes us less apt to deal with reality and pain, creating a buildup of issues that we do not face. Not only is it unhealthy for our mind, but also our bodies. The misalignment of the back, neck and head are causing bulging discs, sciatica and back pain. This is a mirror of what is happening in our minds. We are losing our back bone.

Don’t give yourself away completely to another. If you do, where will you find the energy to serve and even to restore yourself? There must be balance in reciprocity. Iyanla Vanzant once gave an analogy of how she handles her energy. She compared it to a glass being filled with water and running over. Imagine yourself, your body, your mind and soul as a glass of water. If the glass is full, you tend to feel pretty content. However, if you begin to pour out the water you begin to deplete your being. Imagine you cup full and running over. The water within the cup is you