Self-mastery is about living the way we were designed to live. However, our society has programmed us to willingly dump garbage into our bodies and minds, which in turn, pollutes our experience.
If you aren’t trying to create your life, it will be created for you on a level that is less conscious and more susceptible to interference.
With the recent release of the movie “The Joker”, it seemed appropriate to expand on the concept, to see what we can learn from this popular movie character.
One of the great fallacies in life is that “enlightenment” requires work, toil, and effort to obtain. Surely something as grand as enlightenment must be difficult to “obtain”?
Alan Watts’ book The Way Of Zen is a classic. Here are a few bits of wisdom I’ve already picked up from reading his book:
Many times, obstacles are there to show us the “wrong way”. Obstacles are doing us a favor. They are showing us where not to go. They are telling us to find a different path.
My point here isn’t really to debate the best way to eliminate plastic from society, my point is when you have thoughts and ideas, they will start to percolate out into the universal consciousness and begin to take form in reality.
The inner activist focuses on personal development and growth, rather than trying to fight something “outside” of his or her Self.
Flow states enable us to achieve greater levels of mastery, higher levels of consciousness, and outstanding creativity.