We can’t help ourselves. What is familiar, what is comfortable determines much of how we live our lives, as well as the relationships we keep. This can sometimes be to our detriment. Shenpa is the feeling of being “stuck.” The emotional grab when we feel our back is against the wall. The familiarity of our weaknesses creeping in, and there we are, almost instinctive in behavior. There is comfort even in dysfunction.
Is it time to get intimate with what is uncomfortable?