You cry because you’re sad. In reality, though, it’s the other way around. The body works through interaction with the environment. You’re sad because you cry.
Think of the drills. An electric drill. A math drill. A marching band drill. An evacuation drill. They have one thing in common. The power of focused iteration.
The four deeds in Zen. Share, Love, Serve others, Treat equally. Practice kindness. Speak kind words out loud. You will be surprised by how powerful they are.
Empatheme method generates, records, and reflects on the behavior of the adaptive unconscious, which is inherent in human beings. Cultivate your liminal space.
Many words go with self—self-awareness, self-improvement, self-cultivation, etc. Cultivate yourself by internalizing words through inner speech.
Many things go wrong in our daily lives. But we cannot change the world around us. You can only change your next action. You can always change your next action.
What good does mindfulness practice do? To get in touch with yourself. Empty your full mind. You become aware of your own barriers when you sit calmly.
Carpe Diem. Greek poet Horatius advises you to minimize thinking about the future and pick today. The essential part is stillness. Practice it with Empatheme.
Take care of the soil of your body and mind. Sit quietly, exhale, and relax. The words we output with our bodies become our nutrition. Cultivate your soul.
Self-cultivation is not about doing hard work or forcing yourself to achieve an objective. The essence is in sitting with composure and emptying the mind.