2 posts tagged stuff

The People Who Don’t Get It

We see people and things not as they are, but as we are. How aware we are informs what we see—and how we see it. Ubuntu - I am because you are. People who don't seem to get it are seemingly everywhere. We find them in our families, at work, and in all areas of our public and private lives; and it can be painful and frustrating to watch them behave so unconsciously. Even though we know true separation from them is an illusion, it's not hard to find ourselves feeling intolerant of ...

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A Theory on Growing Up

Your Box I've been thinking a lot lately on what it means to grow up. Perhaps this is because I am now in my early 30's, and I feel this is a time in my life where I am learning to let go of childish behaviors, while still maintaining my childlike wonder. This is my theory on what growing up is all about – I think it's about learning to love, manage and keep your stuff in your box. For me growing up is about learning to care for and love your box (your Self) and all the crazy beautiful stuff you find inside of it. It's also about learning that you do not need, nor want, to take on other people's stuff and put it into your box.

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