Mindfulness

How to prevent the ‘ultimate icebreaker’ from ruining your day

No matter if you love it or hate it, the weather has been the ultimate icebreaker for people starting a conversation. And it is not a surprise if you think about that our rural ancestors depended on weather way more than we do in our consumption-based 21st century.  Nevertheless, weather can still have a massive impact on our mood unless we acknowledge its subconscious effects and learn to ignore it.

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Mindfulness

‘What do you desire?’

I sort of accidentally stumbled upon Alan Watts’ speech about how chasing money can step into the way in trying to reach what we truly desire. The truth of his words can clearly be seen as a motivational speech. As his speech has been circulated over the internet many times — and is highly considered  genius — I found no reason to edit it. Therefore let me share it with you in its pure transcription. Enjoy. Continue reading “‘What do you desire?’”

Mindfulness

Live a life free of judgement

Not a single human being likes to be judged. And while I am generally careful to make such universal observations, I am pretty sure this applies to everybody. Have you ever felt it was good when some others judged how you did your thing? Never, right? Then why would you inspire others to feel the same negativity you felt when you were judged.

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