Notes On How To Live

The point of life is overcoming fear.

Just so that you can live.

Fear makes you absent
The antidote to fear is being present.
It’s so simple it kind of sucks. 

When you’re trying to heal yourself from fear perpetually you’ll never heal. You’ll always think you are broken and afraid. Just because you laser your attention on the wrong side of the coin – on fear.

Life is such a mental thing.

Where focus goes, energy flows. Energy equals the currency of life. 

So then,

Will you ever get to live?

How to live?
By living life.
But how to live life?
By doing it.
But how do you do it?
By just, you know, living.

It’s a circular question.
Read it again if you need to.

Living is an act of doing. An intention isn’t living. A plan isn’t living. A promise isn’t living.

These things can be helpful, but they’re mere stepping stones to life. Stepping stones to doing the thing.

It’s such a simple thing to live.

But fear not.

Fear stops you from living – from doing, acting.

Fear makes you plan too much. Makes you rethink your intentions. Overthink the potential outcomes. Second guess the meaning of everything.

Beware of Fear. She gently lures you in with a tempting voice. She tricks and traps you as she knows all of your mental frailties. And once you give in she gains power.

So,

Feel fear?

Redirect attention, now.
How?
Act.

Feel the fear, but do it anyway.

Afraid of mistakes?

They’re a given. Don’t fear them. That’d make you suffer from the mistake twice. Or worse. You’ll suffer from a mistake never made. In other words – you suffer from fear.

Mistakes guide you further to the ‘right track’. Making no mistakes (taking no action) leaves you alone in a desert. Without infrastructure. Nothing in sight. No signs. Just yourself – feeling empty and lost. Hungry for direction. Paralyzed by thirst.

A mistake is a paradox. How often has a mistake been the best thing that could happen to someone? Ask around.

Why is that?

Go live and find out.

Here’s a clue:

Welcome new mistakes. And watch fear evaporate into thin air.

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What I share and write about only goes as far as I’ve expended my own mind, body and soul. You need to think about what is right and holds true for ya’self. I’m merely sharing what I’m seeing and experiencing through the lens of my eyes, shaped by my lessons, studies and experiences, along with the research and studies of professionals in the particular field. I’m here to share but have no means of taking others’ credit or claiming to provide you with ‘the truth’. 

Oh, and there will be some grammatical slips here and there. So here’s my apologies in advantage (that was a joke), but as long as I’m getting the point across I’m pretty stoked. 

I’m always open and interested to hear your perspective, even — or especially — if my content is not in alignment with yours. But more importantly, I’m here to reach out a hand — you can find me here, or you can visit the FAQ Page

*This article is written for entertaining, educational and informational purposes only and not for medical advice. Always check in with your doctor for medical advice. You know the deal. And don’t forget to do your own research and stay critical! 

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