Here is one... what makes it stand out is the passion, and the using of sound effects... her own voice, really authentic... I really loved it.
But what makes it really my favorite, that my clients and students who have been in a quandary about who they are... are starting to see the importance of recognizing the pattern this TED talk introduces: how you make up a new identity that is wholly inauthentic to you.
I am on a roll... I will be watching, and posting if I find the TED talk useful.
Two things about this coming TED talk: the more views a talk has, the more the talker speaks the common man's language, beliefs, and stuff... words that are inaccurate.
Regardless, this is a good talk. Not excellent, but good, and worth your time.
I always check if my female students will relate to it... and if it is a yes, I'll post it.
Yesterday I found a quote that shook me to my core... So I want to start with that. You could say: that quote accurately expresses my attitude about life... and I am moved by that
It is 60% truth value, not because 40% of it is not true, but because it doesn't quite distinguish the path, doesn't look at the invisible dynamics of life it a way, that people can catch themselves as they make themselves miserable...
It is never circumstances, nor other people that make you miserable, it is your inability: lack of distinctions, to see exactly what creates your attitude and behavior.
You can't catch what you can't see! And lack of distinction is the cause of it.
Distinction is the ability to tell two things apart, even if and when they are very similar.
Share your incidents, success incidents with giving the fireplace wood before you expect/receive heat
It puzzles me to no end how difficult it is for humans to grok principles.
Principles are timeless, culture-free truths... the kind that is true everywhere... and has been true forever.
Rules, hypotheses, theories are cultural, dated, and rarely even true in the environment where they are first invented.
Like democracy... or what is right and what is wrong... and 97% of what you read in "informative" articles, courses, books, on the internet.
They may even hint on the some principle, like Michael Gladwell's books, or the Grit book, or many others... hint... hinting is not saying! They don't quite know what the principle is, or it may not be politically correct in this day and age. Or not sexy. Or won't sell books.
Just observe your refusal to consider any true principle... and you'll get why those articles and those "authors" put their emphasis on sexy... because you won't read it unless it is innocuous (not considered harmful or offensive) and in some ways tells you that you are greater than you are... Continue reading "Learn the art of life-altering sharing"
I think that most, or at least, many children are born with a much higher potential than what they will actually live out.
It's been that way from the beginning of time. Some of these children, like myself, are allowed to grow like a weed. Attention, the attention of the lesser ability adults that try to pass on their world view destroys the potential of these children.
It is said that we live in special times.
That nowadays more children than ever before are born with some additional strands of DNA...
That children retain their ability to see the invisible, hear the invisible, feel the invisible.
I don't think this is the case. I think that in every age people were born closer to what could be considered "the next evolution" but got reduced back to "normal" by their loving parents, by their caring teachers, or by a hostile society that doesn't tolerate being different.
Of all the things I have ever said to myself, this is the most potent saying.
It has saved me from suffering, it has saved me from all the nasty feelings that plague humans nowadays: belligerence, entitledness, feeling slighted, frustration, anger, laziness, yearning, wanting, and more.
I just moved my sites to a new, bigger server... made the jump after about eight months of waffling... I waffled because of the money, waffled because of the technical challenge, waffled because I didn't want to do it...
But on New Year's Eve I did it, and was bracing what was going to be a lot of work, but more importantly a rare occasion for me to face the tiger: I am not the smartest person on the planet.