Watch your thoughts; they can trap you into thinking what you should not. They can keep you attached to old ideas of self and others. They can control, prohibit, and inhibit you to the point where you are closed off and unavailable to participate in and enjoy life.
‘Tis the season to be jolly, but how can you be jolly when you are so disturbed, so sad, so desirous of that which you do not have. Look upon all that inhibits you as mere fluff, thoughts that are meaningless. Try letting them go and see what happens.
With empty mind you might discover the bliss of pure being. And for all it’s worth, in that moment of bliss of pure being, even if it only lasts for a moment at a time, is a moment when you touch the divine. All of this within the self! See what riches lie within?