With both food and sex, I have refrained and practiced self-control, and it has now come to a point where I require a higher quality source to indulge in those behaviors.
There is little use in structuring your life on definitive statements. “I’m going to lose weight this year.” “I’m going to save more money.” “I wont relapse again.” We command ourselves as if we know and have full control of our behavior. We feel empowered in that moment to make these statements, and our resolveContinue reading “Two Questions To End Old Habits and Re-Organize Your Life”
I was afraid when I first started Monk Mode. I was afraid that I would find toiling away in solitude more preferable to socializing in mainstream society, and that I would find some knowledge, whether about myself or about the world, that would never allow me to return to normal everyday relationships with friends, family,Continue reading “Finding The Wall: Plateaued Productivity and Leaving Monk Mode”
“Is there more to life?” Is exactly what I asked myself, turning away from a very physically beautiful woman walking by me down the street. What prompted this question was simply the sheer distraction I suffered from observing her, as my hormones locked in and generated the idea that being with a woman like herContinue reading “Is There More To Life? (Than Just Food and Sex)”
Photo Credit: Kaspar Eligitis The average individual’s definition of “relaxing” after a long day at work is coming home and watching TV. I see a problem with this, because the first thing you look forward to after spending the whole day producing for someone else, is to now consume from someone else. Retreating to entertainmentContinue reading “Creativity Is Leisure: Why You Should Consume Only What You Intend To Create”
I can recall a lecture from Sadhguru where a student had asked for advice on maintaining his spiritual practice while back home with his distracting family members. Sadhguru answered, in short, that your spirituality should never be so fragile. “It is the power of the mind to be unconquerable.” – Seneca I started to comeContinue reading “You Are What You Produce And Consume: Not A Product Of Your Environment”
This isn’t my first time around the block. Before now, the longest streak I’ve ever had was 163 days. But even though I’m less than a 1/5th of my highest streak, hitting this milestone seems different this time. It’s as if the efforts of my previous streaks have compounded into a habitual memory and hasContinue reading “30 Days of No-Fap – Road to Self-Mastery”