Many of us think that we need to be passionate about something to live a fulfilling life. But that’s not true.
In fact, you seek passion in the first place because you’ve taught yourself to suffer.… READ MORE
We don’t really know who we are. So we create imaginary stories in our head so we can understand ourselves better.
But these stories are at the root of all your suffering. The second you identify with a hobby, skill, religion, shortcoming, or belief, you invite unnecessary problems into your life. … READ MORE
Addiction is no more of a spiritual problem than picking your nose.
In fact, it wasn’t until the early 1900s that addiction was even considered a spiritual problem.
Here’s why this matters for you:
Having addictive tendencies or compulsive behaviors doesn’t mean you’re spiritually bankrupt.… READ MORE
When you examine addiction up close and personal you realize something:
You’re addicted to your memories of your first experiences of your addiction — not to the thing itself. This is why it’s never been proven that addictive substances or behaviors exist.… READ MORE
Fear of failure haunts many of us. When we’re afraid to fail, we make more mistakes, drain our happiness, and fill ourselves with self-doubt.
But what if failure wasn’t real?
The fortunate truth is: you create failure inside your own head — it doesn’t exist outside of your head. … READ MORE
You get in your own way more than you think. This is especially true when you want something — like more money, a better relationship with your spouse, or to ditch your mental health problems.
Here’s the trouble:
The more you want something, the harder it is to get it.… READ MORE