The beauty of being human is that we have the faculty of choice, of consciousness. We can deliberately choose to change, to conquer a fear. Not all evolution needs to be accidental or based on happenstance; we can take a birds-eye view of our lives, take note of what needs to be tweaked, and devise a plan for its accomplishment.
"Should I kill myself, or have a cup of coffee?" - Albert Camus I often laugh as I sip my morning coffee. To the extent that I'm able to remember this quote, that is. [...]
“The [mind] is not unlike the body, in that as long as it is well, one is barely conscious of it. Let something but go wrong with its mechanism, however, and the whole aspect of things alters in a moment.” - John Custance, Wisdom Madness and Folly When the going gets tough, the tough get [...]
COVID-19 "Whenever any kind of disaster strikes, or something goes seriously 'wrong'—know that there is another side to it, that you are just one step away from something incredible: a complete alchemical transmutation of base metal of pain and suffering into gold." - Ekhart Tolle, The Power of Now Amid a pandemic, it may [...]