Can we talk about hair?
In college, I took a class on meditation. I’m sure that there were a few kids who registered for the course because they wanted to earn a philosophy credit for literally just sitting there doing nothing, but I was elated to explore a new spiritual practice.
I quickly discovered that I made a terrible pseudo-Buddhist.
I had imagined myself serenely edging toward enlightenment; instead, I fidgeted uncomfortably and repeatedly failed to focus on my breath. No matter how many times I gently redirected my “monkey mind,” my thoughts drifted to the same absurd subject: my hair.
Should I grow it out? Dye it blonde? Or purple! What about getting bangs?
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Posted by Katherine Willis Pershey