You want it effortlessly... Want thrilling, want pleasure, want abundance...

surviving the weekI read a lot of books. About 100 books a year. Cover to cover. I don't subscribe to Tai's reading method...

I left a 2000 book library when I left Hungary. that was 34 years ago.

Every book is an opportunity to shatter my view of the world. And many do. Sometimes not directly... sometimes through the effect the book has on other people.

This is what is happening with this book I am currently reading, The Upside of Your Dark Side. And previously with the book "Curious"

My view of others got turned upside down... sideways... OMG. Talk about upsetting my apple cart! lol.
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All marketers are liars. The likely story... that likely happened but not really

all-marketers-are-liars-by-seth-godinI have been muscle testing, diligently, if the stories that sell products, courses, software, are facts or made-up likely stories.

A likely story is a lie.

We, marketers, are taught: facts tell, but stories sell.

And so every sales letter is one story of another.

I used to be a liar, because I didn't think life was interesting enough, so I embellished it. I was caught, and it didn't matter. I just kept making up interesting stories, mostly sob stories about myself.

I was selling myself... and because I didn't think I had anything to offer, I lied.
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Why those giants became giants and not you?

1673296-poster-physicsYou are Stuck...

Stuck without a solution, stuck in a tight spot, stuck in a relationship, stuck with an irrevocable promise, stuck in a job, stuck.

This is the landscape of our life. NORMAL.

Whether we verbalize it or not, we feel stuck... life seems against us, and we feel, to ourselves a poor match to deal with what we need to deal with.

Please, to enjoy this article, look at your life for a moment or two and see how in many different aspects of your life you feel stuck.

I am doing the same thing, now that I have redefined what it means to be stuck.

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Why are you holding your breath? And why it is an ineffective way to manage your emotions...

732290I get insights in bite size chunks... here is a new insight I just got.

Your attention, that force to reckon with, that power you wield to bring life to stuff is connected to your breath.

They say: what you pay attention to starts moving. This is why, when you are at the chiropractor, they say: breathe into your hip, or your knees...

You see, they know breathing into something brings it mobility, awareness, and life... what they didn't know is that it is your attention that is brought to the sore or stuck part with the breath.
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Rewiring the brain: The chains of habit are too weak to be felt until they are too strong to be broken.

mortal-immortalMost of you live life as if you lived forever. You are patient when it comes to doing what you set out to do, have long term goals and aspirations for your life, that you do nothing about. You are patient.

But when you start doing something, you want instant result. You want it yesterday. Impatient.

This patient impatience renders you an unhappy loser, an underachiever, a never do well... Guaranteed.
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The sad guru... Paramahansa Yogananda

Possession-of-materialYogananda... I have measured his vibration at different times, in different contexts, always having a different number come up. So today I spent some time in his space... to see what's up.

Paramahansa Yogananda was a sad person. For two reasons, the two sides of the same coin: he had something that he wanted to share, and it wasn't shareable.

His words are simply his idea what made him the way he was, and the words did not communicate. Did not do for others what they, he thought, did for him.

So, slowly but surely, his words became a lie. Now, he himself wasn't the way he said people should be: he had sadness, grieving, devastation move into his heart.

And greed... wanting. Wanting it to be different. Wanting that burning go away from his throat and his upper chest.

And then it all fell apart... and what remained is pretense.

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Time to reinvent yourself as someone you can love

try-time-to-reinvent-yourselfYou live in a world of your own design... Time to reinvent yourself as someone you can love

Your own design is like a filter you look through. You can't see the filter, just like you don't see the window unless you touch it...

A filter is like a pair of glasses...

A filter is also like a pair of glasses... They can be dark tinted, they can be yellow, green... and the world occurs differently with each pair of glasses. You can't see that it's the glasses that make the world look the way the world looks to you... unless you can take it off...

You can see only the ripples. The indication that there is something there...

It's the ripples that we don't like... we don't like the things we do, the things we think, the things we feel. We want to change the ripples. But the ripples are the surface of the iceberg... hidden, invisible...

But you can't change something that you don't know. You can't change something that you don't see.

We all want to reinvent ourselves, our world. Because what we have now is not working too well, not serving us too well. We can't have what we want, and we suffer.

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Living Dangerously: The habits that keep us feeling safe, small, bankrupt, and feeling dead UPDATED

detective-with-search-glassI had a one-on-one session with a student yesterday.

Sometimes I notice something "out"... something that doesn't fit the picture, and just like a good detective, I latch onto it, and watch it, and if I can, I use it to unravel the mystery someone's life is.

But sometimes it takes a while to really identify what it is that doesn't fit... it is just a hunch, it is just a feeling... like the faint scent of death for a search dog...

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Who or What is calling the shot in your life? Commitment - new thoughts, new experiences

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This is a continuation of the c-word article... and the getting ready for a breakthrough article. Read them first or this article won't make sense completely

Displacement of your commitment:

As I have written before, the "universe" or the aspect of you that conspires and is in kahutz with the Universe, will put up obstacles in your path, so instead of doing stuff that's consistent with your commitment, you are now on a detour path: handling your obstacles.

Alex, a friend of mine, is dealing with his server and his websites being hacked... a moment after he made a commitment to growth. So he feels forced to deal with that, instead of following the path he set for himself.
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The path to truth

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This article has three parts: truth in science, truth in growth, and truth in hindsight...

There are two ways to "do" science:

  1. you have a theory, and you set out to prove it. You ignore everything that doesn't prove it, and consider only what does.This is how current science works... especially when the livelihood of the "scientist" comes from a concerned party, like a drug company, or like the government.The eye movement of this type of "scientist" is a narrow cone of vision, glued to what he wants to prove.
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