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Alive and Free

Mar 25, 2021

We don’t really know who we are. So we create imaginary stories in our head so we can understand ourselves better.

But these stories are at the root of all your suffering. The second you identify with a hobby, skill, religion, shortcoming, or belief, you invite unnecessary problems into your life. 

What if nothing is...

Mar 18, 2021

Addiction is no more of a spiritual problem than picking your nose. 

In fact, it wasn’t until the early 1900s that addiction was even considered a spiritual problem. 

Here’s why this matters for you: 

Having addictive tendencies or compulsive behaviors doesn’t mean you’re spiritually bankrupt. Instead, it means...

Mar 11, 2021

When you examine addiction up close and personal you realize something: 

You’re addicted to your memories of your first experiences of your addiction — not to the thing itself. This is why it’s never been proven that addictive substances or behaviors exist. 

In other words, your nostalgia seeps into your brain...

Mar 4, 2021

Most of us put life on “extreme difficulty” mode. We make life excruciatingly hard by creating problems out of thin air then beating ourselves up after we can’t solve them. 

But you don’t have to live life this way. If you stop creating problems, most of your suffering disappears almost instantly. 

It sounds...