It’s not easy to live from the inside-out. It’s not easy to be aware that I always have the final word about how I feel, that I can always decide to feel a different way from the way I feel at a certain moment.Continue reading
In a previous post, I shared some of my thoughts about how to live a life in peace. In the second part of these series, I will share the rest of my thoughts about this topic.
Summarizing my points:
- Our mind relates to stories not to reality, but to stories we make up.
- We experience our lives through the filter of those stories.
- Change the story and you will feel differently.
- The question is: what story will give you more peace?
What is the best way to avoid suffering? How can you be at peace in life?
I’m going to summarize what I’ve been able to conclude after over 30 years of searching for answers.Continue reading
Every day, I’ve become more and more aware of how these things we call ourselves stand in the way of what we really want.Continue reading
Have you ever heard the expression “train of thought”?
According to the Merriam-Webster dictionary, its meaning is “a series of thoughts or ideas that someone is having.”
I like the metaphor of the train because it beautifully explains how our thoughts work.Continue reading
A friend of a friend died today. She was only in her 40s, and cancer took her away in fifteen days.
So, today I want to write about the finitude of life. Or, at least about the finitude of our personal lives.
Yesterday, someone shared with me a beautiful metaphor that Steve Chandler shared in his book “The Joy of Selling.” Today, I want to share it with you.Continue reading
I’ve gathered a lot of great ideas from the book “Atomic Habits” by James Clear. But, if I had to choose the one that has changed my life the most, it would be:Continue reading
I always loved the expression: “Don’t push the river, it flows by itself.” It’s so true and such a beautiful metaphor, but it’s a truth we forget about all the time.
Life flows on no matter what we do. We can play on its banks, wade around in its shallows or dive deep, or even just watch it go by. But swimming against the current will exhaust you; trying to stop it is useless, and pushing the water won’t affect the river at all.Continue reading
You are the only one who experience your thoughts. Or, to say it a different way, your thoughts create your experiences.
Between the world and your experience, there’s always a thought.