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Laziness as a Symptom of Self-Alienation

Laziness as a Symptom of Self-Alienation
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Here’s a quick recap of some of the symptoms of self-alienation: not relating to ourselves or other people as we truly are; not living from a core of real strength; identifying with a fake version of who we are; relying on public opinion rather than our own convictions; operating from our defenses that we have built into fortresses over many…

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Identification with the Self

Identification with the Self
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To be present now, we have to have a sense of ourselves and be in reality. For many of us, we’re mostly convinced that this is already true about us. But upon closer inspection, we discover another situation. We only need to sit quietly for a few minutes in meditation to verify the mind’s predilection to jump to any-other-moment-but-this-one. Discovery…

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Winner vs Loser: Interplay Between the Self and Creative Forces

Winner vs Loser: Interplay Between the Self and Creative Forces
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Living in this land of duality, we are continually harboring arbitrary either/or concepts. Some of these, we may not even be aware of. One of the most common ones, which causes one of our greatest limitations, is an attitude we hold about winning or losing. In this way of looking at things, being a winner means being ruthless. We must…

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Self-Liking: The Condition for Universal State of Bliss

Self-Liking: The Condition for Universal State of Bliss
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What is this bliss of which we speak? It’s actually a state we are wired to experience. This isn’t theoretical. It’s a natural law. Not being in bliss is what’s not natural. What takes us from bliss is some kind of disturbance. Otherwise, that’s where we’d be. This is no vague, cheesy promise for a life in the great beyond.…

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Intensity: An Obstacle to Self-Realization

Intensity: An Obstacle to Self-Realization
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So let’s dive into yet another way we unwittingly block ourselves from making use of universal power. It’s more like a soul climate we’re speaking of here. If we want to be compatible with this power, we have to have a state of mind that is totally chill—inner and outer relaxation. We’re not talking about being immobilized or lacking in energy.…

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