And we become aware of ourselves when we are still.
Three years ago I went on a Vipassana meditation retreat in Belgium. Then, I had just stumbled upon a big hurdle because I had given up on my startup company.
SILENCE SPEAKS offered meditation and sensory experiences; immersive non-urban realities that reboot the sensory system and wake up the wisdom of the body as the perfect tool to realign ourselves to the five senses.
Only in the deep, it counts to be real and simple, to be humble and trust the forces of nature. When we dive deep and then rise up again, gasping for breath, our eyes will cross perspective with those who have just pursued their daily goings-on.
They may smile at us, wondering what we have found down there.
Every second we can make the choice to step out, to overcome our fears and take the risk.
To jump off the cliff and dive deep into the waters of the unknown, on a hunt to exploring the mystery that we know resides within us.
How could I believe I could define myself by my startup and its vision?
I could not even define myself by mirroring myself to my friends, my family, everything I had acquired to be someone.