Your mind, your stupid part, has no direct knowledge about reality. It has no concern, no regard to reality... It has in it what the memes have programmed it to have... 1% reality, 99% b.s. And your mind is, therefore, your worst friend. It is killing YOU and it is killing your life... sometimes slowly, sometimes really fast. 1
I had a "Talk to Me webinar" yesterday. I have it every month, on the last Wednesday of the month.
This type of webinar is question and answer. I have no agenda. I learn more from unstructured conversations than from lecturing. Or running a workshop. I learn how to teach you, what to deal with, what are the real issues.
This is what I learned yesterday about growing up in the Tree of Knowledge culture, about you growing up:
As I have said before: the ONLY way to be happy is to accept what is, exactly. Accept how it is. And also accept how it isn't.
Now, this second statement, accept reality how it isn't is the topic of this article, the essence of this spiritual practice. Accept that it is what it is, not something else, that may look better, faster, easier...
One of the symptoms of not accepting reality the way it isn't, is overwhelm... another one is misery... Want to know more?