If you could give yourself advice. Like, look back and talk to the twelve year old version of yourself. What advice would you give?
It might seem oversimplified but it’s pretty profound. I would say shhh. It’s been a big thing for me, shhh! You know… it’s so funny how noisy my brain is and… everyone’s brain is noisy. It’s what it does, it makes thoughts. And the problem is, I think in most of our lives, the root of suffering is following that brain noise and listening to that brain noise and actually identifying with it as if it’s who you are. That’s just the noise your brain makes, you know… And, more often than not, it probably doesn’t have much to say that’s gonna help you.