Existential exhaustion, a weariness that permeates the very core of our being, an affliction of our modern age, has been acute in recent days and over the days ahead. Finding yourself caught in a web of collective anxiety, constantly bombarded by the negativity amplified through various media channels, this constant exposure to the woes of the world takes its toll on your psyche, leading to a state of psychic overload.
In an interconnected world where information flows ceaselessly, you are enveloped by a never-ending stream of news, opinions, and updates. The media often fixates on the dark aspects of human existence and the constant barrage of negative stories fills your psyche with a sense of dread, leaving you feeling emotionally drained and powerless.
Psychic overload seeps into every facet of your life, infiltrating your thoughts and emotions. It becomes increasingly challenging to find respite from the incessant noise and chaos. Your mind becomes cluttered, overloaded with information that leaves you feeling overwhelmed and disconnected from yourself.
Amidst this clamour, your emotional well-being suffers. The weight of the world’s troubles bears heavily on your heart, leading to emotional weariness. You may find yourself experiencing a sense of disillusionment, as the constant exposure to pain and suffering erodes your capacity for hope and joy. Your empathy, once a source of strength, now feels like an endless drain on your energy reserves. The circular thoughts about your financial wellbeing constantly swirl around your mind, despite your best efforts to inject positive thoughts, after all you know that you are on a path of lOve, draining your energy reserves and disabling you from maintaining a state of equanimity.
To compound these modern maladies, your relationship with technology further exacerbates this existential exhaustion. The prevalence of blue light emitted by your electronic devices disrupts your sleep patterns and disturbs your natural circadian rhythms. This perpetual exposure to artificial light impairs your ability to recharge and replenish your energy, leaving you perpetually drained, regardless of how well you exercise or the quality of food you intake.
In the face of existential exhaustion, it becomes crucial to cultivate moments of respite and self-care. Consciously seeking out positivity and balance amidst the overwhelming chaos; taking breaks from media consumption; engaging in activities that nourish your soul, and connecting with nature can help replenish your emotional reserves. Additionally, setting boundaries with technology and implementing practices to reduce exposure to blue light can improve your sleep quality and overall well-being. Creating space for mindfulness and meditation can provide solace amidst the onslaught of overwhelming information, allowing you to reconnect with yourself and find inner peace.
Ultimately, the journey to combat existential exhaustion requires a collective effort. By recognising the impact of collective anxiety, media negativity, psychic overload, emotional weariness, and blue light on our well-being, we can begin to prioritize self-care, set healthier boundaries, and seek out positive influences. In doing so, we can gradually reclaim our sense of balance, reconnect with our inner selves, and cultivate a more sustainable and nourishing existence.
Reflection on Saturn in demi-semi square to Neptune
Artist unknown in the style of Edward Hopper