Waking Up (1)

This post has more to do with waking up in the morning rather than awakening to one’s true nature, which I’ll probably cover in another post.

I was having a discussion with my wife the other day about how we feel when we wake up in the morning.

My wife is generally a very positive, happy person by nature, but she confided in me that she often wakes up feeling a bit sad.

I told her that this was quite often the case with me, too. Recently, I have also been feeling “ill” when I wake up too – better put, this should read “very sluggish”. 😉

I think we have a kind of cartoon image of how, if we were “normal” (yes, I know, what does that even mean?) we would leap out of bed and rush about joyfully with a spring in our step.

I suspect though, that most people don’t do that.

One of the reasons that many people feel unhappy when they wake up is that we link into the collective unconscious when we sleep (mind never sleeps) and subliminally “pick up” on the consensus vibe that is there. Of course, the majority of the human race are unhappy, so we become somewhat affected by the vibe.

I have nothing that can prove the above, but it is a well-know in many metaphysical and mystical traditions.

How do you generally feel when you wake up in the morning and what, if anything, do you do about it?