Do you know when you’re feeling a low vibe?
If you're uncertain of what that entails, I’m referring to feeling low energy, down, empty, bored, tired, disinterested or just an overall “blah.” The list can go on, but, basically, I’m referring to anytime that you’re not feeling good within your body and mind.
The reality is that low vibe emotions are going to happen. Bad moods are going to happen.
With that said, it’s what we do with what’s happening with our emotional state that creates how much worse or better we will soon feel. That’s what we do have control over.
One block that I notice, not only with myself, but also with clients, is the tendency to avoid the discomfort of uncomfortable feelings. After all, it’s natural and human to sway away from what doesn't feel good and move toward what’s comfortable, whether it serves us or not.
Ironically, as much as we go to extreme measures in order to avoid feeling difficult emotions, discomfort is a needed part of the human experience. It will remain to be, whether we try to dodge it or not. This provides us with contrast, which allows us to appreciate the days that come along and stand out because they trigger something rare and unique within our experience. Contrast is what allows us to weed through experiences and relationships so we can decide which ones we want to put more energy into and which ones to create more boundaries around. Contrast allows us to get clear on what we want more of in life.
We all, no matter how much self work we do, will feel uncomfortable emotions from time to time because we’re human and, most importantly, it’s necessary. Days that we’re not feeling so great, help us recognize the times that are rich and add to our quality of life. Accepting the “blah” days, along with doing our best to get back into a better head space when contrast occurs, is a game changer in improving overall quality of life.
I'm all about aiming for a high vibe, but give yourself a break for being human when you're feeling a low one.
* The above image was taken by San Diego Photographer and friend, Renata Amazonas.