I have to let go of my life story, and surrender to Life. I have to listen to this moment, with all my being. I have to focus on the vertical stick, and take a more playful and spacious attitude to the horizontal stick. Perhaps this insight will open the Gate to Serenity, in the midst of a busy everyday?
Summer thoughts on inner and external worlds, peace and restlessness. Can you choose your inner world, or are you being led by external events? https://youtu.be/307W_i73E2I Maintain your peace also at work. It is the healthiest way, and the most effective. You will make your colleagues and clients more peaceful. - all the best, Pekka
See below a U-curve with feelings. It is obvious that the U-journeys people experience are different and evoke a multitude of feelings. These are my personal experiences. The most relevant opportunity is on the left-hand side - the STOP-sign. You can push the accelerator and keep driving. I call this option Highway to Hell, or… Jatka lukemista Do you want Self-discipline or Self-liberation?
What is stopping me from sliding smoothly downwards the U-curve? Why do I fall into blindly repeating old patterns of behaviour, not seeing situations with fresh eyes, as they really are? Why is downloading so common? Inner work, self-leadership, being awake - whatever you want to call it - is hard work. We all have to face three enemies, inner voices of resistance: voice of judgement, voice of cynicism, and voice of fear.
Is your work spilling over to your free time? My work is so wild that it's more like a tsunami, invading my evenings, weekends and nigths. I'm having trouble sleeping, my brains are so excited. At the same time my work is becoming more demanding. I have to be present and sensitive, I cannot listen… Jatka lukemista Help Your Brain By Exercising During the Workday
We live in a time of disruption. Many borders and rules are collapsing. What does this mean in my life? What should I do if my environment seems a bit scary and unpredictable? A familiar fear-based reaction is to tighten my personal frontier guard, thicken my mental armour, focus on old thruths and meet familiar… Jatka lukemista Opening up
Perhaps self-leadership is a journey towards myself, and I discover others on the road? Or is self-leadrship a journey towards others, and I discover myself on the road?