Saturday, May 17, 2014

Advice For Life

Paint, draw, write, read, make movies, learn new things, and socialize. Take long walks.

Think nothing. Just listen to the voice inside you. It will push you to do certain things and you will succeed and fail. You will feel pain and you will feel pleasure. You will cease doing certain behaviors and then commence with others. You will live a life to the best of your ability.

You don’t have to accept your brain’s first interpretation of the things that happen to you. You can frame them in any way you wish to stay undisturbed by the randomness of life, because if good things make you happy and bad things make you sad, you will forever be a slave to things that you cannot control.

Here's a scene from movie "Dumb and Dumber" that perfectly expresses "reframing":

1 comment:

  1. Good post... Makes me happy or I am happy and reading it. What came first the feeling or the event?