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Investigating Yourself

You are the root of your struggles, they go deeper than what is seen, they’re rooted in the structure of how you think. If you don’t investigate yourself nothing will ever be different…

Changing our mental structure is like turning an ocean liner, the intention to turn happens right away, but the turn itself is very gradual. It’s as though we know we need to start turning right away, but we’re not sure why it doesn’t happen. Here’s a simple suggestion if you want to get in touch with breaking free of this ingrained mental structure, when you do something, investigate yourself. No reason to go back and look for a traumatic incident, investigate if what is being done right now is beneficial.

If the need to reach for something arises because life throws you a curve ball and you don’t investigate yourself, you’ll probably succumb to it by using some kind of distraction. By doing this you will never be free because you will never get in touch with why the reaching was needed in the first place. Investigating yourself is the most important thing you can do when there is something needed to reach for that’s not in your best interest. If you don’t, you will just substitute one thing for another and in the process remain trapped to what’s causing the need to reach. You may not like this post and you may even ignore it, but don’t be surprised when the next curve ball comes and you find yourself reaching for something, you just won’t know why you’re doing so because you don’t understand yourself…