What do you filter out? What do you let in?

I’ve been looking at water filters for the shower…
I have the drinking water sorted, but the shower is trickier…
I am so fucking protective of what goes in my body:
No animal, no processed, no sugar… ech!

Actually, when I think about it, I am pretty protective about EVERYTHING that I let in...

A looooooong time ago I filtered out ads on TV - either watching only commercial free only or having a device that allowed me to fast forward through them…
I filtered out news as that crap is more malignant than a malevolent puppet master on meth.
Now - I don’t even watch TV at all - it's streaming shows or YouTube docos of my choice only...

A while ago I made a deal with myself, when I was driving around I WOULD NOT read advertisements - on the back of busses, billboards, etc…
Our eyes are such an assaulted organ.
You should try it - it’s bloody near impossible...
But when you DO manage it - it puts you in a zen-like state.

I am the same with people/conversations…
Sooo protective of my eardrums, (well, my brain really), (well my heart REALLY),
That in social situations, I will get up and walk away, or go hide out with the kids and animals.
More often than not I just decline invitations altogether...
I haven’t the time for boring, inane or low-vibing…

Low-vibing is the worst…

When people start trash-talking, or bitching, or gossiping, or complaining...
Now - I am NOT perfect…
Not by a long shot….
I trash talk and gossip and bitch…
But usually in my head…
And I soon tell myself to shut the fuck up.

In the past, when I found myself in one of those interactions (you know the “I hate my life and it’s all HIS/HER/THEIR fault” ones) I USED to try and steer things to a better place, to coach, or solution-ize, or - in whatever way I could - HIGH-vibe a low-viber…

Much like when I massage, I CANNOT ignore a knot… I HAVE to address it until it yields, gives in, gives up and goes away…

Well with the ‘poor-me’s’ - unlike my clients who have invested and are invested in healing and moving on, and letting go - it’s a waste of fucking time.

A - they don’t appreciate it
B - because they actually WANT to be down in the gutter
C - AND they want as many others down there in the muck with them too

Ok - so filter…
Filter them out.

Fluoride is poison.
BUT we are told it is good for our teeth.
AND even though this substance (that eats through concrete, can only be handled if wearing a full HAZMAT outfit, and will kill anything on contact), is better to ingest and bathe in daily, than potentially going through the trauma of having bad teeth…
As far as I know bad teeth are NOT caused by lack of fluoride…
As far as I know bad teeth ARE caused by what you eat and how you brush.

But..

That is what we are told… (did you know they contracted Edward Bernays to devise the campaign on public water fluoridation?)
And most of us take it on face value because - well because it’s easier NOT to think… NOT to care, NOT to question, NOT to DO anything.

Listening to the low-vibers is like drinking fluoride…
THEY think what they are telling us will ‘do us good’,
And like picking at a scab, it feels good to them to ruminate and regurgitate and disseminate their bad luck and negative stories, and low vibes...
And we don’t care enough, don’t have the energy, the wherewithal, the GUTS, to get up and walk away (let alone confront them and call them out on their bullshit).

To slam shut the book.
To switch off the computer.
To snap the channel.
To close the Facebook feed

To stop giving OUR time, OUR energy, OUR minds...

So we sit, smile, nod, and before we know it, we are down in that gutter...
And before we know it, we are starting to see the world through the same shit-coloured glasses as they do.
Don’t think that because it’s only one part per billion that it won’t affect you.

It will.

What will you filter out today?
What will you filter in?

So what are you waiting for...

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