From “De-pressed” to “Deep Rest”: Depression as a Call to Spiritual Awakening? – Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster’s co equivalent of The Two Ronnies ‘four candles’ sketch – but about a very serious subject!

From “De-pressed” to “Deep Rest”: Depression as a Call to Spiritual Awakening? – Jeff Foster

Jeff Foster talks about seeing depression from an ‘awakened’ perspective. His popular article on depressive breakdown, suicide and spiritual awakening can be found here: http://www.lifewithoutacentre.com/rea…

“We can view depression not as a mental illness, but on a deeper level, as a profound, and very misunderstood, state of deep rest, entered into when we are completely exhausted by the weight of our own false story of ourselves. It is an unconscious loss of interest in the second-hand — a longing to ‘die’ to the false…” – Jeff Foster

Jeff’s website is http://www.lifewithoutacentre.com

If you are depressed you are living…

“If you are depressed you are living in the past.
If you are anxious you are living in the future.
If you are at peace you are living in the present.”

Attributed to Lao Tzu in Taoism

“…the past gives you an identity and the future holds the promise of salvation, of fulfillment in whatever form. Both are illusions.” Eckhart Tolle