The Uselessness Of Mindfulness


Take a Ride on My Mood Swing

The mixed messages that life sends is enough to make me drink bleach. “You’re the only one putting pressure on yourself, it’s all in your own head.”

Talk to others…“You need to suck it up, life is hard, no one else gets to sit on their ass because they’re tired…”

So which is it, motherfuckers?

Which brings me to an all new rant. This mindfulness/narrative therapy in which the whole point is to let go of the past, be mindful of the present, and not be self critical and negative. This is a fucking winner. NOT. Because what happens in therapy is so NOT the way the world really works. Want proof? I can let go of my past but it keeps biting me on the ass.

Job interviewer: “I see you have this misdemeanor shoplifting charge on your record…That’s going to be a problem.”

I’m living in the…

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battlescarred, bright, bewildered, bent, blue & bipolar

3 thoughts on “The Uselessness Of Mindfulness”

  1. It is exciting that you are getting near your bloggaversary. I think mine is in October. I should check and see. I have a vague recollection of my first post. I will have to go to the archives and see it.

    It is true that the past does keep biting you in the ass. The past effects the present. Mindfulness meditation is difficult for people with C-PTSD and / or PTSD because the silence lets in the intrusive thoughts.

    I like the idea of being able to put down the emotional flashbacks of the past and the worry about the future for a short period of time if meditation but tolerating the silence is too hard. I think that people with PTSD of any kind need an alternate way of mindfulness meditation , like with a specially designed audio that guides meditation but combats the intrusive tape recordings that run in our minds.

    Maybe I can make one. But of course that makes my to-do list longer.


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