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Mid day update

My motivation for work is high, even though my mind is a bit scattered. Lost my mac charger, so trying to buy it. Going to try to get these done by the time I need to pick up my kids: Clean the house. Buy food. Write the book summary....

The illusory self

When we think of ourselves, we have been accustomed to looking at ourselves from an outside perspective. Let’s say your thought is of you looking at a computer screen: This is what you might be imagining. But this is not how you EXPERIENCE it. This is how you experience...

Imagination

I find it relaxing to close my eyes, and imagine floating up in space. I also hear music when I do it. I can conjure a picture of a beautiful image....

Lose control

A good conversation happens by itself. It is where the subconscious is in control. Where you don’t speak from the mind....

Quiet

There comes a time in your life that you start craving quiet, even if you don’t fully admit it. You see a positive spiritual YouTube video, and it is really convincing and healthy. It talks about the malignancy of our time. How to be more accepting and positive. “Why...

Stop watching the screen

As parents, it’s easy for us to know why TV, social media and other screen activities are bad for our kids. I think it’s just as devastating for ourselves. I’ve been watching TV since I was a kid. How can you assess the damage done from all those years?...

How to grow as a person without self-help bullshit

It seems like it is really difficult to find content that actually helps you grow. You usually end up with content that tells you: To place goals To be more organized and manage your time To improve your charisma To get more zen-like, and mindfull, understand that the self...

self acceptance

self acceptance is really hard work. You first have to figure out who you are. what are your good and bad traits. then, you need to understand what is the compensation for the bad traits. lets say you are rash (i am rash btw, hence the example). How will...

Get moments understood through riddles

#philosophy #self-presence #awareness #freedom #emotion To find order in your life, most likely you would resort to perfecting your personhood. Making sure you are not making a mistake and acting “wrong”. Meditation is an activity that allows you to connect with the moment and release from your constraints. By...