16. When someone told me “You must be really unhappy…”

don't be ashamed of your unhappiness. Pinky and Her Brain

That was the response I got from someone close to me when I told him that I read a lot of ‘self help’ or ‘personal development’ books, and watch spiritual teaching videos on YouTube. He said it in a surprised and condescending sort of way. You know, it made me feel ashamed. Like, ‘oh how … Read more16. When someone told me “You must be really unhappy…”

15. Self-awareness – the number one skill that every human needs, ever!

Self awareness. Pinky and Her Brain

Straight up – we all need to get seriously self-aware. My questions is – do you really understand yourself? Do you know what makes you tick – from your subconscious conditioning, to your conscious thinking? What really makes your heart and soul sing? Why do you behave the way you do? Why do some things upset … Read more15. Self-awareness – the number one skill that every human needs, ever!

14. You have nothing to be ashamed of

Shame makes you feel powerless, cnstricted. Don't let it sap your power. Pinky and Her Brain

How did it feel when you were last ashamed? I get a big red face and start sweating like a pleb. I feel constricted, small and powerless, like a tortoise shrinking into its shell. This is the opposite of what we are – grand, expansive, powerful beings! Let’s just be clear that shame is not … Read more14. You have nothing to be ashamed of

13. Modern warfare – we should kill ideas not people #Syria

Dalai lama, war. Pinky and Her Brain.

Let’s say you don’t like marmite. And I say, I’m going to have to end your life unless you like marmite and eat it! (I’m reasonable like that). So perhaps we fight, because you really believe that not liking marmite is the thing for you. One or both of us might die. But there’s another … Read more13. Modern warfare – we should kill ideas not people #Syria