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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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Opinions and beliefs

One of the questions I received a while ago was: “What is the one thing that holds people back most from achieving whatever they want to achieve?” That’s easy. Misguided beliefs and opinions. Beliefs and opinions are not facts, they are the very opposite of facts. Beliefs are nothing more Read more…

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True vs. false values

“How can you be so disciplined? How can you do all this stuff like read, train, meditate and eat healthy every day?” is a question I get asked a lot. The answer is it has nothing to do with discipline because I don’t have to force myself to do any Read more…

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Controlling vs. letting go

Nearly all people face some sort of problems when they begin with meditation practice. Some right from the start, others after some time if they stick to the practice. Most often people have reported to me that they feel physical pain or some sort of discomfort, others can’t seem to Read more…

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Success vs. failure

We very much like to read or listen to success stories about people who had to go through immense struggle to succeed or who came from nothing to become famous or who sacrificed everything in life to achieve something great. And it’s essential to every story that it’s so well Read more…

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Choice vs. no choice

In today’s world, we are battling with choices and decisions. Sometimes we have so many options to choose from that in the end we don’t make a choice out of fear of making the wrong one. Sometimes when we think we have only one or two choices in reality we Read more…

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