Tag Archives: Lifestyle

Our lives in a cage

We are all slaves to the routines of our ancestors. We eat at set hours, we work at set hours, and we watch television at set hours. We imprison ourselves in our set ways because for the most part, we … Continue reading

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Toe the line or else!

I my last post I indicated that each new generation is taught to submit their behavior to the unwritten rules of society. Members of this new generation of young people will initially resist but will almost always surrender within the … Continue reading

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The Story

From the time we were born we were told a story. A story about our life, our society and how we must behave in it. We are told this story through the words and actions of our parents and other … Continue reading

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The fear of disapproval

Why do people settle for a lifestyle other than their true path, the way they really want to live? Ultimately, it is the fear of disapproval, or even outright rejection, from loved ones that cause people to move into the … Continue reading

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Freeing Ourselves From Our Characters

In ‘Let your past go and live’ Avril Carruthers indicates that there are eight steps to freeing ourselves from our ‘characters’, our unconscious behaviours that we become locked in to playing the same role over and over. See my previous … Continue reading

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Losing Our True Self

When we are hurt we are left with emotional scars, and as long as these scars remain unresolved we behave in certain ways to compensate. We do this without thinking so we can cope with particular situations. These scars can … Continue reading

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Travelling

I have spoken before about how travelling is a good way to escape Shouldland. Travelers explore the unknown. They go into strange countries, accidentally violate social and cultural norms, get lost in strange cities, and make errors in language translations. They deliberately … Continue reading

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