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The consolation prize you get, instead of a rich and fulfilling life
We all have it… unnoticed, unidentified, undistinguished, sneaking past your conscious awareness, the strings that make you a puppet on a string, robbing you of your life, using it for its own purposes… laughing at you. I can hear the laugh.
The racket. The insidious, ubiquitous racket.
It is a machine… and it is powered by an unfulfilled and unfillable desire, I call The Itch… the itch that cannot be scratched.
The desire for attention, for significance, for winning every transaction, for love, for filling your gaping hole inside. Continue reading “Why it is normal to be miserable: the itch you are trying to scratch”
“Not what we say about our blessings, but how we use them, is the true measure of our thanksgiving.”
– W.T. Purkiser
Most people claim that they want to change their lives… because truthfully, how it is now, is not much fun.
Only a tiny fragment of them will be willing.
What is the reason?
One reason is that they are lying. Habitually. And maybe, just maybe, they don’t even know it.
- I remember the times when I had no idea what I liked and what I didn’t like.
- I remember when the only way I knew I was hungry is because I found myself eating.
- I remember when I didn’t know I had to go to the bathroom until I found myself there.
So ultimately you know what you like, what you want, who you are only from your actions. Not from what you say. Continue reading “Buyers are liars”
Look how hard I try! Look how good I am!
You can have everything, but not at the same time…
In certain areas of life it is obvious… Like eating sugary stuff and weight loss…
But in this work, the work of causing human evolution, from human to human being, I don’t address many obvious things, because the secret of evolution is in the invisible domain. Continue reading “You can have everything, but not at the same time…”