Tag Archives: ego

How to trust the Universe by Alan Watts

“The way to become one with the Universe is to trust it.” One day I had an urge to search for “how to trust the Universe” and this video came up. In it, among other things, Watts talks about achieving … Continue reading

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Emptiness practice – stuff

Inspired by Ram Dass’s story of burning his possessions, his “stash”, and hopefully an impending house move (nomads never stop! 😊), I decided to go through the “memory boxes” where I store sentimental stuff – photos, travel souvenirs, small gifts … Continue reading

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Loner Wolf – Shadow Work Journal

I have been writing offline a lot lately, partially because I am working through the Loner Wolf’s Shadow Work Journal. I highly recommend it. It’s a compilation of exercises that help you uncover your dark side. Shadow work seems to be … Continue reading

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Winter is different this year #SAD #happiness

Usually winters are the worst. It’s too cold, too grey, too miserable, I go stir crazy stuck inside. This winter feels different. Or more precisely I am different. I now aim to walk 10k steps every day whatever the weather. … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan’s “How to change your mind” and theory of the entropic brain #happiness

I continue to explore the new world that opened to me. I heard that Michael Pollan’s ‘How to change your mind’ was a sort of Bible of psychedelics so I borrowed it from the local library (interestingly, it had a … Continue reading

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Assume Positive Intent #happiness

I’ve recently learned this interesting and very powerful phrase that I now use to reframe everyday encounters. Every time when I interact with someone face to face, on a call, via email (especially email) I remind myself: Assume Positive Intent

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Ego vs Self from The War of Art by Steven Pressfield #happiness

Here’s what the Ego believes: 1) Death is real. The Ego believes that our existence is defined by our physical flesh. When the body dies, we die. There is no life beyond life. 2) Time and space are real. The … Continue reading

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Where do I belong? #happiness

The team I am in at the moment is not the friendliest bunch, at least to the newcomers. Everyone is polite of course but there is not much caring or bonding going on. Everyone to their own means. We went … Continue reading

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Biggest happiness lifehack – cure your fears

I am reading this awesome book, Fear Cure by Lissa Rankin. If you want to work on overcoming your fears, it’s a perfect guide on how to do it. Can’t believe I’ve been reading her posts on Positively Positive and … Continue reading

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The only way to happiness #BuddhistBootcamp

Your happiness is buried underneath your ego, desires, fears and insecurities. The only way to get to happiness is by facing and overcoming those pesky little buggers.. and it’s oh-so-worth it! – Timber Hawkeye

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