Find out for yourself if the connection to your inner life is worth giving more time and attention.
There is value in creating space to observe your inner life.
Screens, news feeds, and social media feeds can make it hard to observe your inner life. Creating space may help you discover the real hunger, the real need within you that is reaching out in an addictive or compulsive way.
Creating space for yourself, to give attention to your inner happenings, is to begin healing yourself. As Jon-Kabat Zinn writes in Full Catastrophe Living, “Attention leads to connection; connection to regulation; regulation to order; and order to ease (as opposed to dis-ease), or more colloquially, to health.”