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Communication and understanding

Whenever it comes to any relationship in business, between partners, with our children, etc. when we ask the experts, many of them will say communication is the most important thing or at least in the top three. But is it really? When we communicate we exchange information and when we Read more…

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Success vs. failure – part 3

In the third part of the series, I will write about how are successes and failures connected to life. Life is about much more than just successes and failures. When we focus solely on successes or failures we’re really missing so much on life. Success and failure are two sides Read more…

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Ordinary vs. special

A common mistake many people make when they start something new is thinking now they are doing something special. We start working out, we start meditating, we start eating healthy and think we are doing something special. Millions upon millions of people are doing those exact same things and now Read more…

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Idealists vs. realists

Some people that I’ve consulted were very excited when we started working together but over a few months their excitement slowly faded away, eventually died altogether, and was replaced either by boredom or frustration. Those were the idealists – people who are guided more by ideals than by practical considerations. Read more…

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Easy vs. hard

When I hint at meditation to people who I believe could benefit from it a lot of them answer: “Meditation is just too hard for me.” I ask them how they imagine or practice meditation? They answer something like sitting in a very strict posture for a long time and Read more…

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Outer vs. inner space

When we think about the term space we usually think of something outside of us such as an empty room, a piece of land, perhaps the Universe, or maybe just a pure vacuum. We rarely think of our inner space – the quality of space within us. Let’s take two Read more…

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Perception vs. reality

The easiest way to see how perception works is to look at the metaphor with colored glasses. If we put glasses with colored lenses on our eyes everything we will see will be of a certain color. If we put glasses with green colored lenses on for instance everything we Read more…

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Problems vs. opportunities

“How do I start valuing my life?” was a question I received shortly after I published Universal vs. personal values. I wrote in that essay that we often understand the value of a thing only when we lose it. Because when we lose something we have an experience of loss Read more…

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Universal vs. personal values

I received an interesting question regarding my previous writing titled True vs. false values: “What if I have to do something but I don’t want to because it’s not important to me?” Let’s stop right there. When someone says the word “have to” doesn’t he or she already know this Read more…

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