You don’t like me? The issue with wanting only positive guidance

I am reading many books, many articles. They all say that my life could be better, would be better if I just looked at the bright side of things. But that... looking at only the bright side of things, actually leads to a boring, inauthentic life. What makes good good is the contrast... No bad? Not looking at it? there suddenly isn't good either... only boring, dull, dead. And you can't sleep...

Moreover, if the purpose of life is to become all you can be, to see all you can see, then what helps you most is seeing what is not so great about you.

My base nature is to see what is off. In anything, anywhere.

It is not pessimism, because I don't think it is something bad. It is what is off. It is not negativity, because I don't limit my looking and I don't limit my seeing to only what doesn't work: I also see what works.

Life is dull when you see only one side of things...

The dullest people are the ones with the rose colored glasses... And inside, they are also conflicted, struggle with guilt, self-blame, and misery.

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From the limited perspective of the human mind… why you make so many mistakes??

Most authors, most gurus, most spiritual/money/prosperity/marketing teachers contributed one distinction to me... if any.

Actually, most didn't... Famous ones, successful ones, amazing ones... nothing. I was left with nothing.

One of these distinctions, by Robert Scheinfeld, is considering that all you see when you look is through the limited perspective of the human mind. The 1%.

But seeing things the only way we can is not the problem. You see what you see. Continue reading "From the limited perspective of the human mind… why you make so many mistakes??"