Category Archives : The Daily Grain

Why life might get difficult…

To round up the last several Daily Grains let’s take a look today at why life might get difficult. Why do some of us struggle seemingly endlessly and don’t ever out somehow come out ahead. And the way I look at it, because I look at life very systematically and life is actually very systemized […]

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The role of faith

Today let’s talk about the role of faith in your life. And I’m not talking about faith as in religious faith but faith as it is. Faith as in believing in something you cannot see. Because the reality is no matter how much you plan, no matter how much you account for there is a […]

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Get yourself out of a jam

With the best will in the world we are unable to escape jams of some description or the other as we go through life. And when you are conscious hopefully it’s not of your making, but even if it’s of someone else is making, crises are never easy to deal with calmly, to manage effectively, […]

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How to break free

A couple of days ago I spoke about why it might be difficult to break free of conditioning or memories and today I want to go over a simple way of how to break free of conditioning. And it’s really two steps. If you think about the second reason why we cannot move forward in […]

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Baggage will trip you up

If you’ve ever had the experience of traveling with an excess of luggage you know this: baggage will trip you up. Baggage will make your journey extremely inconvenient and troublesome. And in life baggage will trip you up in exactly the same way. So all of us are subject to a vast quantity of experiences […]

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Schedule maintenance on your life

In one of the very early Daily Grains I spoke about the windshield wiper phenomenon where your life could be going along tickety-boom and slowly things start going out of alignment until you realize that you’re facing a crisis every moment. So the way to avoid that is to do scheduled maintenance on your life […]

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Things don’t take care of themselves

Following on from yesterday’s Daily Grain about consciously choosing your tensions and challenges today I want to state a categorical fact, or a categorical truth: things do not take care of themselves. They cannot. The natural inclination and trajectory of life *is* entropy. If you leave things as they are they will slowly dwindle and […]

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