Dear Privileged White Spiritual Person

Updated: Dec 7, 2020

Dear Privileged White Spiritual Person (PWSP),

Isn’t it frustrating when you’re listening to the radio or scrolling through facebook and the feelings of overwhelm begin to creep in? Don’t you wish your hands and armpits didn’t get all sweaty with feelings of anxiety in the midst of conflict with someone else? Maybe you are feeling verbally attacked and there’s a lump in your throat so big that words feel impossible to make happen. The feelings of hopelessness and helplessness can be too much to hold some days. It can be easy to feel too sensitive for the world we live in, which is equally as frustrating because you really are a good person and want to help make a difference in the world.

The feelings of sweatiness, anxiety and overwhelm are physiological responses to your nervous system being activated and believe it or not you can in fact expand your capacity to be with these frustrating, and sometimes scary feelings which increases your ability to b