I don't want to besmirch the entire personal development ("PD") industry, but (in case you hadn't noticed) there's no shortage of advice swimming around the vast ocean of knowledge (...not wisdom!) in an attempt to sell you on a personal brand that will turn your life around.
Heady stuff, right?
But then again, do you need to look anywhere to, inter alia, turn your life around, find happiness or find your purpose in life?
It's a big statement I know, but I don't think so.
I think, almost without exception, you already know 'life' well enough to secure all the aforementioned and so much more.
The problem is how you access the 'information' (or is it insight?). Or, better still, how you connect on a higher realm with a place where your logical, thinking self isn't in charge.
Who was it that said, "the unexamined life isn't worth living"? Socrates. Well, he was right. And I don't mean you rummage around in the exterior buckets hoping to find a shining light to swallow hook, line and sinker. But, instead, to ask the seminal question:
Who am I?
As I know only too well, it doesn't behove of an immediate let alone an obvious answer. Instead, if you go back through the source of your understanding (if you're lucky), you come to a place of . This isn't speculation. No, this has been reported across many philosophies and religions for aeons.( Collapse )