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Park Bench Zen (simple, quick technique to create mental calm)
Meditation is not the only way to achieve mindfulness and mental calm!
Sometimes your brain might need to take a slow walk in nature.
And sometimes just sit on a bench and observe.
If you want to invite more mindfulness into your life then listen right now!
No Story, Just THIS (Authenticity and Present Momentness)
When you pull out of the virtual, created world,
you wake up to the now. The present moment.
The present is simply what is.
How precious is that?
(00:20) The Dangers of Getting Lost in the Story
(04:58) Performing for Others in the Social Media World
(07:53) It's Not a Point-scoring Game & Why Reality is Far Better
(11:03) On Meditation
How to Stay Present in Difficult Times?
The world is crumbling all around you?
Everything seems to be falling apart?
Can we achieve meditative states in all of that?
And, without meditation frustrations?
(00:15) Don't Fetishize Meditation
(02:01) How a Moral Philosophy Will Improve Your Life and Meditation
(05:28) What to Do if You Find Meditation Distressing?
(08:49) Visualization vs Meditation & How Social Media Relay on Content
(13:19) Association vs. Dissociation
(15:00) How We Are Reliant on 'The Voice-over'
(20:34) What You Want is to Come Back to Reality
(23:34) The Media Spiking Your Adrenaline and Traumatizing You
(27:47) Take Action in This Reality
(30:27) We're Worshiping the Idols Themselves
(35:23) The Normalized Narcissism and Dissociative Identity in Our Culture
(38:26) People Trapped in Materialism
(40:28) Recommending the Cure for All of That
(45:17) When You Want to Be Kinder to Others
(47:35) "Reducing the suffering in the world as much as you can"
(49:17) "Why do I feel like I'm wasting time if I'm doing nothing?"
(50:33) "Can you speak more to your definition of entitlement?"
(55:03) "Sometimes being seen is the least/most anyone ever wanted"
(57:51) "Is everything in society made to reduce us to our base instincts, so we become more compliant?"
(1:01:28) We Haven't Lost Religion, We Reverted to Fetishism
(1:04:20) We Just Need to Come Back to Ourselves
Don't let meditation make you go bonkers.
This episode will demystify it for you
and make you feel calm and confident about it
(00:33) Guiding Awareness vs. Receiving
(02:38) There's Nothing Better Than Now
(03:56) Why is Not Being in the Now a Problem?
(06:32) Bringing Yourself to the Present Moment
(08:00) What's the Difference Between This, and Disassociation?
The 3 Main Mind Games Played By Narcissists (Psychological Torture Tactics)
Narcissists operate in the same ways, whether it's in the microcosmos or macrocosmos.
They will do everything to turn the truth upside down and gain as much control over you as they can.
Your power is in your agency and will.
Being aware of these tactics will make you stronger more resilient.
(00:13) #1 Key Principle - Isolation & Perception Control
(01:05) Altering the Emotional State
(02:10) #2 Invert Communication
(05:05) Controlling the Narrative
(07:28) #3 Punish the Truth
(09:25) There's an Opportunity in Crisis
(10:30) Major Changes You Need to Make if You Want to Live as Sovereign Adult
Monogamy, Sexuality - WHY we may not be getting this right and HOW to fix it
Many believe in monogamy, others vote for polygamy, but what is it really all about?
Our thinking about sexuality can be a lot better than it is now.
If you're reading this you probably wish to have a healthy, harmonic and fulfilling sex and intimate life.
If so, you've come to the right place - listen now!
(01:03) The Argument That Monogamy is Not Natural
(04:13) That Polyamory is Better
(06:45) Why is Monogamy Not Working Right Now?
(15:51) What Does It Take for Monogamy to Work?
(20:56) Moral Philosophy and Internal Boundaries
(37:43) Treating Others Sexuality Like an Adult and Mapping Your Own Sexuality
(41:46) Sexual Compatibility
(48:26) Compassion and Humanness as Fundaments for Relationships