Once I understand the essence of certain life serving behavioral concepts it usually takes me a few years to integrate them into my day to day behavior. That is up to 95%. The last stretch from 95% up to 100% is the most challenging and takes another couple of years…

Before getting there (and only once in a while) I do however get short ‘previews’ of this 100% state. I then get a taste of the full meaning and potential of such concepts as ‘surrender’. In these brief moments when everything feels as it should be, I sense endless abundance (instead of scarcity) and direct connection. These moments are great incentives to keep on moving! ;o)

Transcending events

Well meant advise from a seasoned diplomat based on a holistic world view to look past ‘events’ and to let yourself inspire by ‘trends’ instead.

Thus freeing yourself from false images triggered by the fear of short term loss and opening up your mind to more realistic insights into the bigger picture. Thus creating the space required to move on to more helpful strategies.

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When a sense of bliss is missing I now tend to take a moment to figure out why instead of pushing the feeling away and carrying on based on an (unhealthy?) ability to endure a certain situation for quite a while.

And when I am alert enough to catch that moment I realise at the experience level that my sense of well being is directly related to my sense of connectedness. It is not much more complicated than that!

Lack of connection (or consciousness) = Lack in well being.

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