Balanced Existence

Achieve and maintain health and wellness within the modern human environment

Entries for April, 2009

Thoughts on Freedom & Creativity

I’ve been listening to a talk given by Eckhart Tolle and thinking about the nature of conditioning. The question is – how can a human being enjoy personal freedom and really live life instead of stumbling through life asleep at the wheel? In the general conditioned state of human beings the weight of the past largely dictates the perception of available choices in the present moment. Or even worse, the individual is almost completely supplanted as the past continues to repeat in the robotic continuation of patterns.

How to Stop Struggling Through Life

No matter what triviality you loose yourself momentarily in there is only this. Just this. So in moments of deep connection, enjoy it. Revel in it. And do so by simply being completely there and present with it. Don’t judge. Don’t compare. Don’t even use words to think about it.