43. The Art of Seeing Depression 2

The following is an excerpt from a book by Tom Wootton called The Depression Advantage, continued from the last post.

“I learn to block out the thoughts and feelings that distract me from seeing the more subtle light that shines within each of us. I then discover deeper truths hidden within my own consciousness. When I return to the external world,

I begin to see the same subtle light in the eyes of everyone I meet.

My art is called meditation. I have been practicing it for over 45 years, sometimes as much as 8 hours a day. Meditation has given me the ability to “see” things in a much deeper way. It can be described as the discovery of the act of knowing.”   …To Be Continued

Tom is not talking about just any kind of meditation here, but I do not have permission to quote from his set of on-line courses. Make a comment if you want any more information about his courses that cover meditation.

About Patrick Day

In 2010, I escaped from four long years of deep, dark depression. This blog shares lessons I learned from those years as depicted in my autobiography - How I Escaped from Depression - as well as other insights about depression and anxiety that only come from someone who has gone through it. When you have a heart attack, you become an expert in heart attacks. When you have diabetes, you become an expert in that condition. As such, I am an expert in depression, with a four-year experiential degree and graduate studies in how to live a life going forward that keeps the ever-lurking Depression at a healthy distance.
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1 Response to 43. The Art of Seeing Depression 2

  1. Robert Farquhar says:

    That does “peak” my curiosity!

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