What would happen if the hamster wheel stopped?

Image: Ricky Kharawala

It’s amazing what we’ll do to keep that hamster wheel in our heads running. Gotta keep it going. Spin, spin, spin. Hurry, spin it, it’s slowing down!

What would happen if it stopped? What if we really just allowed ourselves to ease — if even for an instance — into the underlying nothingness that supports all thought?

What if we truly surrendered to the moment and allowed the shaken up flurry in the snow globe of our minds to just… settle?

Would we die? Would we fall into oblivion?

We sure make it seem this way sometimes.


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