Wu Wei is a key concept of Taoism that can be translated as “do not act” or “do not intervene”. However, it is not a passive attitude. It’s letting go to allow the action to flow effortlessly and in harmony with the “original cosmic order”, without attempting to modify it. The result will be merging…Wu Wei, the Art of Non-acting — Wise & Shine
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East Versus West: A Look at Two Minds — Wise & Shine
The paradigms, world views and ideas which we inhabit shape how we perceive and interact with the world. They impact our ideals, relationships, and values. That is, who we are and who we aspire to be. 783 more wordsEast Versus West: A Look at Two Minds — Wise & Shine
Embracing the Art of Play — Wise & Shine
We often look back on our childhood with great reverence and adoration. A time when we were not yet burdened with the responsibilities and demands of adulthood. 1,023 more wordsEmbracing the Art of Play — Wise & Shine
The Power of Habits — Wise & Shine
Habits give you great power, perhaps the greatest in absolute. Sometimes we think that habits are good for ordinary people, and maybe we don’t consider ourselves ordinary people (at least I don’t consider myself like that, I have always tried to be a bit out of the status quo). We would like to get rid…The Power of Habits — Wise & Shine
Creating Habits vs Autism – Matthew Brown
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Do you struggle to form habits? Do you try to stick to a routine, and then falter after a few weeks? I feel exactly the same. In this blog, I’ll discuss about the psychology behind forming habits, my difficulties with habit-forming, and how I’m trying to combat those difficulties.
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Amor Fati and The Acceptance of What is Necessary — Pointless Overthinking
This idea of surrendering ourselves to something beyond our control is foreign to our natural inclinations as human beings. At our core we are meaning making creatures who tirelessly seek to rid the world of uncertainty, and have power over our natural environment. We develop myths, rituals, belief systems, and socio-political institutions all in an attempt to […]Amor Fati and The Acceptance of What is Necessary — Pointless Overthinking
Why We are Mostly Emotional, and Sometimes Rational — Pointless Overthinking
Over the course of our lives many of us will have gotten into arguments with friends, family or loved ones which goes somewhat along the lines of: “You are not thinking, can you hear yourself? You need to stop being so hard headed and stubborn, and just listen to the facts. Can’t you just be…Why We are Mostly Emotional, and Sometimes Rational — Pointless Overthinking