The Humiliation of Gratitude

Let’s be honest, our prevailing culture of non-stop busy-ness and mental stimulation seldom allows for a slow, full-bodied, receptive “yes” to the helpless vulnerability of raw gratitude. Instead, gratitude has generally become a “life-hack”, a “doing-to-get” exercise, where the discomfort of embodied, heart-based surrender is generally absent.



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Rohini Walker

Writer, soul whisperer; guide and mentor for Radical Liberation + Inner Decolonization . Find out more, and sign up to my newsletter at