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  • For most of us, our experience of life is always trying to get somewhere else... somewhere other than where we are.

  • We're trying to "make it"... to achieve something... something that will make everything better.

  • We're all trying to get that person, that house, that job, that award, that thing that will change everything.

  • Very few of us are present.

  • Very few of us enjoy the moment we are actually living in....

  • because most of us are hoping for some better future moment...

  • somewhere else that is not here, somewhere else that is better than this moment.

  • But what if there is no where else?

  • What if that somewhere else never comes?

  • What if it does come, and it doesn't change how we feel?

  • What if we achieve everything we believe we want yet still feel empty?

  • What if that place we are all seeking is really only a feeling?

  • What if we could stop seeking and start feeling how we want to feel without needing anything?

  • What if that feeling of importance we seek is all an illusion, a construct of the world, nothing more than our ego trying to compete with other egos?

  • What if we've been playing this human game all wrong our entire lives?

  • What if we would let it all go?

  • Not the striving to be our best.

  • Not the wanting to be our healthiest or happiest self, but the ego's never-ending and ultimately impossible search for significance.

  • What if we could be kinder to ourself?

  • What if we didn't need validation from others, validation from achievements or status or winning?

  • What if we didn't need anything outside ourselves to be happy?

  • What if we didn't need anything outside ourselves to be at peace, to enjoy life now?

  • What if we could focus on what matters?

  • How we feel.

  • The only thing that matters.

  • What if that was all just one decision away?

  • Maybe we should all take a moment to think about it.

For most of us, our experience of life is always trying to get somewhere else... somewhere other than where we are.

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    林宜悉 posted on 2021/01/18
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