Originally posted July 11, 2011
Listen to your mind, The Drunk Monkey and you will hear thoughts about
- Getting ahead
- Looking good
- Being right
- Figuring things out
- Opinions, options & speculations
If you are really honest about each of these thoughts, then you see that they are about getting a mate and staying alive longer.
Major Problem: You aren’t going to survive! Everyone and I mean everyone is going to die! Right? Are you going to escape death? No. Then why spend time avoiding the unavoidable. While you are studying my material, it is becoming more and more apparent that survival is an illegitimate pursuit. There is no need to survive.
The very fact that you are reading these words tells me that you are someone who is living an amazing life. You are someone who already has a powerful influence over your world. There is no way you could be considering living a life of happiness and success if you were in an actual survival situation. The bottom line is you are in an opulent situation.
Let’s face it; you probably already have a car, house, clothes, electronics and many other luxury items. You are a consumer, which means that your life is not about survival.
Today Consider: My life is about pleasure.
Your life is about getting what you want and having it all. You are in pursuit of joy, freedom, peace, happiness and all kinds of other pleasurable feelings. Why do you want to be in action on your most cherished dreams? What will that powerful state give you? More accomplishment, more achievement, more objectives completed, more creativity expression, more acquired, more expansion, more money, more, more more more more…What is the purpose of more?
To feel good. In the end, you want to feel good. I hate to break the news to you but, that is not a survival situation.
Consider the lengths you go to survive in non-survival situations.