Consciousness is awareness. Deciding to be conscious is a choice.
Sometimes it seems like there is no reason to be optimistic, and that choosing optimism is a delusional act.
When you become aware of what's really going on around you, and allow yourself to finally see clearly, it can often seem bleak, at first. What's worse is that you might have to let go of some of your cherished illusions, the ones in which you really immersed yourself.
You may have to destroy old ways of seeing and being, if you want to become fully aware of what’s happening inside of you and around you. Destruction and disillusion are part of becoming conscious.
This can be painful and frightening, which is why consciousness isn’t always easy. It can be difficult to look a painful truth in the face, and acknowledge that what you thought was real, isn’t, and that what you believed to be true, is actually a lie.Read More