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don’t try

Trying, effort, means distortion. Trying is always a reaction. The motivation is to get away or to get towards. It creates a lot of struggle and turmoil. And you miss the point. Trying to be kind is not kindness, trying to be courageous is not courage, trying, to be honest, is not honesty. These are struggles violence, fear, and dishonesty. Such a movement gives you…

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Doing nothing

Set an intention – the spiritual teacher said. It is all about intention. Set your intentions before meditation. that’s when you have to seriously question, whether the so-called spiritual teacher knows anything about meditation. I know something about meditation. And it is not that. The intention is a product of thought. And meditation is anything but thought. Intention creates effort. Because it sets an expectation….

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Freedom and expression

We have become obsessed with expressing ourselves. Find your voice. Express yourself, let your genius shine. I want to throw up when I hear someone say something along these lines. Freedom is apparently the freedom to do whatever we want. What is freedom? Our freedom is a reaction. I feel suffocated, trapped, oppressed, so I want to lash out and call that freedom. That is…

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Why You should not ‘Cultivate’ Self Love To Overcome Anxiety

Dealing with anxiety can not be done by practicing courage or self-love. You are just merely setting yourself up for another ideal and inviting more anxiety The thing about practice. Practice makes your brain dull. You can master a certain skill by repeating it, even make it unconscious, a muscle memory to do a certain task. But it makes your brain dull. There is no…

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Stop Your Self-improvement Now

It is a moronic behavior to self-improve. The self who is trying to improve is the self that needs changing. It is fairly obvious that it is doomed to fail. It is a fallacy to self-improve. On the other hand, is it different from change? I am not talking about transformation. Transformation is merely the same thing in a different form. It is merely attaching…

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Rejecting all authority

I need to reject all authority in order to grow. The authority of knowledge and experience. The authority of the so-called experts. Find out things for myself. I have been dependent on books and workshops for a long time. It was merely an escape from the responsibility of finding things out for myself. Now that I am starting to understand what it means to reject…

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