Listening to Nature Within

by Nick Andrea

“My” energy ebbs and flows naturally, like a mountain brook as the seasons change. Some days I am full and some I am not. Some days my mood is perky, while on others it is sullen.

This native wax-and-wane is no problem unless I make it into one by forcing myself to be busier than I can be on any given day. I do this a lot, however, which is why I’m writing this blog post. Is it any surprise, though, as I live in America where the number one value is constant, never-ending production? Yet, America or not, it is this dishonoring of my natural flow that leads to dis-ease and unhappiness.

“My” body has a natural intelligence of which even the mind is a part. It is Nature, herself, embodied as the human being Nick Andrea – much smarter than my mind’s patterns and conditions collected over the past 30.9167 years (I’ll be 31 in a month). So, the alternative is for “my” mind to honor “my” body’s energy by doing what it will naturally allow in any given moment.

Today is a perfect day to apply this lesson, for, my schedule says I need to do this, that, and the other thing, yet, my energy and mood are moving at a slower pace. So, I think I will listen and move to the Nature’s natural rhythm through “me,” today. Is that not true wisdom?


About NickAndrea19

My goal has always been and continues to be the liberation of minds, my own and what influence I may have on others, to perceive the extraordinary beauty all around us. To this end, I write, play music, and design websites. Don't hesitate to contact me for more information about any of these activities. :)
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