Expanding the Self
Hello beautiful beings! I have just returned from a long weekend in sunny Spain, and have been reminded of the importance of travel.
When we travel, we leave our comfort zones behind, what we know, our daily routines, along with many aspects of our identities. The little things that we use to reinforce who we believe we are, are disrupted, we are not able to rely on the hundreds of cues and reminders that would be present in daily routine and regular setting. Once these have been disrupted, there is more space for new potential, within the mind, body, spirit. And I feel that this is a major part of evolution-the ability to relinquish aspects and identities that have become too fixed, too confining, so that we are able to redefine and rediscover ourselves and new 'worlds'.
Even having just a few days outside of my home, office, city disrupted patterns of eating, sleeping, working, consumption. I read different books, wore different...