In the book The Buddhas Brain Rick Hanson PH.D writes about the way our deep seated tendencies created through the evolution of the brain within in our species. He writes…
As soon as you place anyone outside of the circle of “us,” the mind/brain automatically begins to devalue that person and justify poor treatment of him (Efferson, Lalive, and Feh 2008), This gets the wolf of hate up and moving, only a quick pounce away from active aggression.
Perusing your dreams takes commitment and resolve.
How do you stay committed?
I find it important to have the pinnacle in mind at all times.
The 4 Energy Bodies Explained.
Spiritual Body – Outer most layer of energy. Connected to your ether and air. Unique to you. The boundary of your dominion. The knowing self. Ageless.
Mental Body – Second to outer most layer. Connected to air and fire. Rooted in your spirit yet reached into a larger group mind. Is typically non objective and obedient if monitered or commanded.
The idea of blogging made me cringe, i’ve had my WordPress account open for over a decade!
What am I waiting for?
For years people had been telling me to “brand” myself through blogging. I resisted sort of subconsciously, it was a heavy judgement octopus that kept reaching it’s tentacles into my mind. Let’s see all the excuses I created for myself… “I have no interest in self promotion”, that was my dominant reason at the time all dressed up in shiny humility. Or how about, “No one is going to read what I have to say”, on the other end of the spectrum of humility with belief patterns of low self worth.