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April 2018

10 In Relationships

Biggest Mistake Is To Assume Other People Think Like You

One of the first times I realized that people think differently from each other was when I saw the post about the glass half full, and glass half empty. How an optimist vs. a pessimist views a glass of water. It was really fascinating to me, that people could be looking at the same exact thing, and be seeing completely different things. I also read that people have different colour rods in their eyes, and that means, that if you…

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0 In Love

All People Want Is To Be Heard And Understood

A few months ago, I started speaking about a specific kind of personality type on YouTube called INFJs. We are supposedly the rarest personality type in the world, and highly misunderstood, and confused about ourselves. I know, because I am an INFJ, and it took me a long time to understand myself. It took years of journaling, reflection, observation, meditation, and yoga for me to get to a basic understanding of myself. I decided to start this YouTube channel because…

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0 In Surrender

It Is Your Aversion To Suffering That Hurts More (Love Suffering)

When I am out in the world, I feel like a sophisticated, adult, mature, and generally well-rounded person. I feel good. Awesome. Exceptional at times, even. But, as soon as I visit my parents, through no fault of their own, but all because of the ideas and prejudices that I have cultivated in my mind palace, I feel like I am a child again, who doesn’t know what she’s doing, and has no clue where she’s going in life. I…

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0 In Creativity

Its Better To Be In The Arena Getting Stomped By The Bull

The professional keeps his eye on the doughnut and not on the hole. He reminds himself it’s better to be in the arena, getting stomped by the bull, than to be up in the stands or out in the parking lot. – The War Of Art, Steven Pressfield I would say for 90% of my life, I was not in the arena that I wanted to be in. In fact, I was so far away from the arena, that I…

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0 In Flow State

I Don’t Want To Be Numbed, I Want To Feel Life Fully

Recently, I was sitting with a couple of women friends of mine. Not close friends or anything. Acquaintances. People I want to get to know better, I think. It’s always iffy with me, because people tire me out so much. But it was a beach party, and I was sitting with them, and I felt like it was a good decision overall. I mean, I was being social. “Look ma, I’m out with people. Not in my room doing my…

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