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It’s not about being happy

However small, however hidden it might be, you gotta keep that thing burning! People say it’s all about the journey not the destination, but i think it’s more like about recognizing those little moments when you feel the desire that summons life through you that matter the most because a journey can be just a…

journey towards yourself

The journey toward being whole

As teenagers and young adults, we learned that self-knowledge counts for little on the road to workplace success. What counts is the “objective” knowledge that empowers us to manipulate the world. Ethics, taught in this context, becomes one more arm’s-length study of great thinkers and their thoughts, one more exercise in data collection that fails…

how are you selfish

How are you selfish?

The injunction to be unselfish refers only to one sense of self. I certainly know what it’s like to be preoccupied and uncaring, yet i am also conscious of a deep desire to treat others feelings as my own. Each of us is selfish in the sense that we are always doing what some part…

aldous huxley quote

Are you trying too hard?

It’s dark because you are trying too hard. Lightly child, lightly. Learn to do everything lightly. Yes, feel lightly even though you’re feeling deeply. Just lightly let things happen and lightly cope with them. So throw away your baggage and go forward. There are quicksands all about you, sucking at your feet, trying to suck…

understanding anxiety

What is anxiety?

“I’m convinced that this anxiety running through my life is the tension between what I “should be” and what i am. My anxiety doesn’t come from thinking about the future but from wanting to control it. It seems to begin whenever I smuggle into my mind an expectation about how I or others should be….

pop culture is cancer

Collective schizophrenia

“The message of the consumer society, pumped out over flat screens… is shrill and unrelenting: You are a failure. Pop culture celebrates those who wallow in power, wealth and self-obsession, and perpetuates the lie that if you work hard and are clever, you can become a ‘success.’… The disparity between the glittering world that people…

chilling in the nature

The way to be most helpful

The way to be most helpful to others is for me to do the thing that right now would be most helpful to me. The ancient wisdom “To give is to receive”, is usually interpreted as giving first to others. Yet love sends warmth in all directions, and if giving is receiving, receiving must also…

what is reality

What is Reality?

“There is no reality except the one contained within us. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. They take the images outside of them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. Reality is not protected or defended by laws, proclamations, ukases, cannons and armadas. Reality is that…

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