We Not Only Have a Dark Side, We Are the Dark Side

One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. – Carl Jung If we had been living in Germany during the Nazi uprising, we’d all be Nazi’s. There is nothing holy or divine about us which could protect us from our capacity to do harm to others and…

Emotion Is Power: Rawness Of Being

Whatever you feel is your greatest strength. If you can accept it and intensify it, you can do anything. All of our conflict and unhappiness stems from trying to suppress or change our emotions… in vain. If you are content with what you feel and do not try to hide it from others then you…

Women and Dating: What Is True Right Now?

Here’s something I have discovered by talking to a lot of women. Women might like you, feel safe with you and attracted by you. They agree to meet you and you set up a date. Then later, they maybe change their minds. That is the downside. Women say that they have no time right now…

Making Progress In Life: In this Process We Trust

Progress is something we must do on a consistent basis. Otherwise, nothing will ever change. Everything we do on a consistent basis is called a habit, meaning something we do automatically without questioning it. In order to build a habit, it must contain three important components according to The Power of Habit. A trigger, an action and…

How To Be Happy Without Running The Hamster Wheel To Nowhere

The title is inspired by a quote from Peter Sage, where he describes the current trend of career planning and egoic satisfaction as a hamster wheel to nowhere. In The Willpower Instinct, Kelly McGonigal tells about a scientific study, where they took a few mice and let them get really, really hungry. They then put…

How To Fight Monsters: Battling Fear

“Whoever fights monsters should see to it that in the process he does not become a monster. And if you gaze long enough into an abyss, the abyss will gaze back into you.” Friedrich Nietzsche If you were the most adventurous fish in the lake, you would probably know every little corner there is to…

How To Get Something That You Really, Really Want

You wake up one hour earlier than you have to. You get up and do your routine, eat some breakfast and wash yourself. You get dressed and instead of starting your normal day, you take the first active hour for your personal progress. You don’t sleep in, you don’t stall, you are right on time and ready…

Progress: You Can Choose The State You Will Be In

Alright, this will be a shorter one. As the title says, the basic idea is this: You can choose the state you will be in. What I mean by that is that even though you can’t change how you feel on a certain day or how your mood will change depending on the time of day,…

How To Have Everything: You Can Do What You Want

Arthur Schopenhauer famously said: “Man can do what he wills but he cannot will what he wills.” I totally agree with that statement because we are unable to control what has already shaped us, we can only deal with it. Here’s what I’ve come to believe lately: Man can do what he wants but he can’t…

Symptoms: How To Deal With Not Feeling Great

I wake up. My eyes feel tired, but I am restless and can’t go back to sleep again. Am I missing some nutrients? My heart is pounding stronger than usual, did I eat wrong last night? Now that I’m paying attention, I think my skin is a little dry, I bet there’s something wrong with…

Live Without Regret: How To Be Good At Life

We humans create ourselves. The better we create ourselves according to who we’re meant to be, the better we are at the game of life. Our only test will be this: How at ease will you be in old age when you know that death is coming? I think it’s funny how there is really no school subject on…