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On self-awareness

I bow to that radiance, peaceful and still, endless, unbounded by space and time, which is the spirit, and only known through self-awareness. – Bhartrihari

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Permission and validation

Some ask permission before they begin. Others seek validation after the event. Mavericks forge modalities that change the game. The path of distraction, the effort of narcissism or the way of the trailblazer. Those who act with faith create original, valuable work.

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The riches

Dreaming of the riches? Freedom exists in the difference between what you have and what you spend. That statement applies to cash, attention and fucks given. Abundance resides in your perception and where you place your priorities.

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For the nomads

Nomad is more than what they share with you in fairy talesIt is not just about having a backpack on your shoulders and the great unknown awaiting you, or the ease with which one dreams Nomad is not a rebellion against the world, it is a rebellion against oneselfLike shattering doubts around the truths of […]

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Earthships

I was recently introduced to a sustainable housing system that uses natural and up-cycled materials. Earthships, pioneered by architect, Mike Reynolds, are a super environmental way to build houses. These self sufficient eco houses look amazing and are incredibly intelligent in the way that they are constructed. It’s a radical solution to some of the […]

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From the feet up

Narrative weaves itself throughout our experiences to manifest our existence. We each spin the yarns that satisfy our emotional needs. Logical thinking brain tags along for the ride. It’s a rollercoaster of love.

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Hope for the future

Hope is an essential ingredient for a healthy psyche. We must believe that there is a better future ahead of us. Hope believes that the world’s problems can be solved. Hope is built on the premise of ‘self’ control; autonomy to choose for ourselves, a belief in the value of something and a sense of […]

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Sliding doors

Life is full of them. Each action we take is loaded with possibility and consequence. We take our chances making each choice with the best knowledge we have at our disposal. Regrets are often the result of wanting something we considered an option but didn’t choose. Learning to live with our choices rests in making them […]

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A day in nature

I spent the whole day out in nature. Swimming at the local quarry, sunbathing in the field behind our house, cycling through the lush green lanes. Is there a better way to rejuvenate than to be outdoors?

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Competence without comprehension

I’m reading a book called From Bacteria to Bach and Back by Daniel C Dennet. He shared an idea today that blew my mind: Darwin and Turing claim to have discovered something truly unsettling to a human mind—competence without comprehension. The gist of the thing is that some folks (creationists) want to hold on to […]