What causes ‘the storms’ (problems) in our lives that make us unhappy and restless and upset?
The main culprit is the view that happiness is conditional on something outside yourself.
E.g. on getting that job or earning that money or finding that particular partner, and all at the expense of so many other things.… Read more
I kind of off-day.
I argued about my fee with a client to my live-talks on historical persons.
I felt I was writing into Limbo sending out pitches for people to buy from my new company.
I have now gotten the approval from both the insurance company and the official company register.… Read more
Just watched the press about the press conference of soon-to-be President of the World, Mr. Donald Trump.
I wanted to be angry with him and the people who elected him.
And the broken system that got him elected, even if he didn’t get the most votes.
I wanted to write something angry in a Facebook-group or a forum.… Read more
Today the feeling of stuck-ness almost got too much.
I’m waiting for my child, but still unemployed at 42.
I’m living in a 2-room apartment in a country where that is not so much and in any case I long for more space. It’s been two rooms for almost 20 years now.… Read more
We’re still at my parents’ …
… Much feels important to say, and yet nothing much feels more important today to keep in mind – except for this:
“Your soul knows the geography of your destiny. Your soul alone has the map of your future, therefore you can trust this indirect, oblique side of yourself.
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Went to a meeting with a consultant whose job it was to get me clear on the rules.
The rules for starting in the limited programme for entrepreneurs who receive employment insurance. Like me.
Yes, I’m allowed, but:
15 hours a week max.
And every hour I work must be deducted from the insurance.… Read more
Peace is first and foremost an Inner Experience, an Inner Journey. So outside events can be pretty screwy and it is still possible to create inner peace, in principle, as long as the focus is on it and not primarily on controlling outside events.
Some events, of extreme stress cannot be controlled – inside or outside.… Read more
I had two meetings today with people I helped with their websites. I also got 2 rejections from employers I applied for a job.
But at least I helped – did something for someone. The people in question were friends, by the way, but does it matter?
It might as well have been others, like a shop-owner I help regularly with her webshop … like today, actually.… Read more
Whenever I feel really, unpleasantly restless, I have found that it is good medicine to just start cleaning the house and clearing out old stuff.
Making order and focus in my surroundings tend to gradually pull me back to a feeling of order and focus in my mind.
At the very least, I will feel some sort of accomplishment.… Read more