Tag: gratitude

Personal Growth

Expiration Date

What is the first thing that comes to mind when thinking about death? Is it ignoring thinking about death? The one that fears death fears life. Death is what makes us value life. We cannot experience gratefulness unless we experience the lacking of what we love, or at least imagining the lacking of what we love. Death is what makes us cherish life and embrace everything in life. Ask yourself what is the worst thing that could happen to me? if the…
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Having vs Owning

When you treat things or circumstance you have in your life as though you own them, eventually, you will take those things for granted. Having the mentality of owning things results in attachment, responsibility, and worry to those things you think you own. Ask yourself what do I think I own? and see how much effort, worry, and┬áresponsibility it takes owning that. It could be your house, car, relationship, job, money. If you ditch the mentality…
Personal Growth

Starting over

If you ignore yourself right now and only see the things that are missing in your life, you will always find yourself restless, seeking, never settling down, never completely satisfied, never really enjoying what you have, never enjoying the moment. You have to see yourself first. Really see yourself as you are. Most of us refuse to see ourselves. Perhaps we’re ashamed of ourselves. Perhaps we see ourselves not as good enough, unworthy.…
Personal Growth

What you have is, Now.

Many times when we feel bad as a result of something happening, we feel bad not because of the circumstance that happened, but as a result of the comparison made in our minds to our previous state. How many times you’ve noticed yourself going from feeling good to feeling bad. It only takes a split second not even that to go from one state to another. Isn’t that remarkable that we have that ability to change our experience in a split of…
Personal Growth

Fragile life

Imagine Imagine something small, fragile and alive An animal or an insect Some sort of living organism That you find beautiful something you admire or think it’s cool. It’s fragile but it can freely move Unless it is injured It’s small but it can take care of itself No matter its size It can rest It can eat It can breathe It can be Nature allows it to be Its body allows it to experience life It’s safe as long as it doesn’t…