How Bothered Should We Be About Protecting the Planet?
Yes! we should be bothered! Being bothered is actually one of the most motivating feelings that we can have. If, instead of wallowing in botheration, we can use the dissatisfaction to propel us to take action! Think about a pile of trash. If it bothers you, you do something about it. You might call the local waste disposal company, organise a Safai Abhiyan – a cleaning drive – maybe even collect it yourself and take it to the local trash dump. So being bothered can be a very good thing.
And, as Sadhviji so intuitively suggests in this video from Satsang, it can also be a not-so-good thing, if you’re not careful. Watch and listen as she offers gentle guidance to keep that botheration as a very good thing….