I am reading a book, The One Thing. Tai recommended it, so I had been resisting.
But like most of the books Tai recommends, it does have a kernel of gold... Maybe more than one kernel.
One of these is what he says about will power. Quite fascinating and very useful.
He says, that just like glycogen, brain food for thinking, will power uses energy, food, and can be depleted.
I don't have to rely on will power, because about a year ago I started to reorganize my life to habitually do the things that serve me, and remove the opportunities for doing things that don't serve me.
Summary: One of the most frequent questions people ask or think is: what is my soul's purpose? what am I supposed to do with my life? How to live on purpose to get fulfillment, and a sense of life well lived? This article contributes the purpose part...
If you want to do this exercise correctly, you need a distance to see the forest for the trees. With distance comes "Witness" and you begin to see, without the constant chatter of the Mind, that tries to tell you what you should see to look good, to be good, to be socially acceptable, to conform to your own expectations of what's good... all misleading. Your job is to see what is so, not what should be so.
Please remember that this whole series of case studies is interested in one aspect: does the modality raise your vibration permanently. Or only teaches you to feel better temporarily... That is the only criteria that I examine here.
Why? Because there are plenty of feel better, flash-in-the-pan modalities out there that enslave you.
What do I mean?
Let me give you an example: A friend of mine ran his idea by me today: he wants to offer an on-demand coaching service, where people pay a monthly retainer fee and then a per-minute fee when they call for a coaching session.