The World is not in lack of talent or great ideas. It is in lack of commitment. Commitment to show up even when there's no one cheering. Commitment to dedicate your attention to one thing only. Commitment to pursue your purpose in face of adversity. Commitment to do the work even after a series of … Continue reading Get to it
Being in touch with oneself helps stay sane in these insane days. Knowing what's going on inside, being able to name feelings, flagging thoughts as mere thoughts (vs reality), catching signals from one's body, sharing concerns and fears with loved ones. All this is more important than being informed on the latest numbers and the … Continue reading Oneself
We all have our moments of tranquillity. It's when our breath is calm, our senses undisturbed, our mind dreamy, our body unshaken. In such moments, nothing bad can happen to us, and all the stories we tell ourselves are leading exactly where we want to go. Of course, moments of tranquillity are volatile. Just make … Continue reading Moments of tranquillity
Expectations have the power to shape our reality. When we go into a situation with low expectations, chances are we will be positively surprised. And the other way around, of course. This is even more true, and somehow brutal, when applied to relationships. What we expect of and from people vastly impacts the way we … Continue reading How much power
What habits do you know you would stick to no matter what? Developing habits takes time and dedication, and yet once the habit becomes such, it's the most solid thing to fall back upon in times of need. It is worth the effort.
Fear means you care. Fear means you will think twice. Fear means long-term matters to you. Fear means you are learning. Fear means you are not alone. Fear is good, and when you accept it in your life, name it, verbalize it, it is a lot less scary than you think.
Most of our time is spent thinking about what was, what could have been, what will be. As our days go by, we are rarely in the moment. Doing. Feeling. Breathing. This increases our sense of dissatisfaction and incompleteness. Bit after bit, we grow more unhappy. Meditation is not a practice to become better or … Continue reading Reliable narrator