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Wim Hof: Through Cold to Warmth

The Iceman (Wim Hof) - an incredible fakir-style teacher - says:

"Go back to the grief. Go back to the lost love. I want to bring back love in the world. Love is compelled by happiness, strength and health. If you radiate good energy, because you're happy, healthy and that's love. So love is my mission."

An amazing message.  So, I thought I'd share it.

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Going Deeply into a Question

Whenever I read Jiddu Krishnamurti - which is often - I savor a frequent-flyer phrase of his: "going deeply into a question."  For example, he might say: "Let us go deeply into this "

What does that mean - to go deeply into a question?  Is it to doggedly seek an answer to it?  Perhaps.

Or is to swim upstream - to the source of the question?  To ask oneself: "Who is this who is asking this...
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From Withness to Oneness

Two people with each other in withness — Truman Capote
Withness is a strange word, isn't it? Sounds like "witness" but it's not - there is an unexpected "h" in there. Togetherness is a more familiar word.  The word "withness," as unfamiliar as it is to most of us, is a neat anagram-like mneumonic device for something that is quite relationally elusive but essential.

1. "Withness" has a "witness" in it: withness isn't just about being with...
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Romance of Attention

A woman in a blue dress is walking with determination towards a fountain: is she (passively) drawn (attracted) by the object that she wishes to see or is she (freely) propelling herself towards the object that she wishes to see? An interplay, it seems. First, she is attracted by the object of interest (which is passive). Then, she pursues (freely, actively) the object of her interest. the scene is not what I projected onto...
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Mind of an Athlete (Interview with Mike Whiteman with Fast-and-Jacked)

There is a curious quote by Arnold Schwarzenegger:
“My body is like breakfast, lunch, and dinner. I don't think about it, I just have it.”
I am not sure in what context he said this. Was he shrugging off a compliment? Or alluding to the idea that a healthy body doesn’t get in the way, doesn’t ache, doesn’t complain but obediently and diligently serves the mind of its owner? As I said, I am not sure of...
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Consciousness as Space

You are in space, right? Right. But you are not just IN space, you too are a space, a field, a living volume. And - if you look inside your mind - right now - as you read this - you will find an evolving diagram, a map of sorts that accompanies your effort at visualizing what I am talking That, my friend, is hyperspace - a space within a This image that...
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What Are You a Part of Today?

Sherpa on a walk

It took my dog Sherpa and I about 2 years to create this shortcut in the woods. And now that this path has reached a threshold of public visibility, legions of unknown feet have been helping us out to affirm this little arbitrary zigzag of our meandering. Crowd sourcing of footwork, so to say.

Come to think of it: much of what "gets done" in this world - from good-will...
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Play With the Definition of Being Human

Neural Tribe we Many forms of humans walk this Earth but we only recognize one Wherever you find a neuron, there - as a species - you In a puppy playing on a beach, in a baby elephant playing on a beach, in a "human" baby playing on a  Allow yourself to play with the definition of being human.  Dare to transcend form - dare to see the sentience of the rest of your
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Pattern Interruption

A Pattern Break # 901

Mind is a pattern.  Break it.  Here are a few of thought-hammers for you:
1. While not everything is permissible, everything is forgivable.

2. Silence is the ultimate form of self-expression.

3. Just like there is animate and inanimate matter, an argument could be made that there is animate and inanimate space. Look around you - the space you see is inanimate. Now, look inside - the space that you see is you. Put differently, consciousness is a space...
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