Thursday, March 7, 2019

Signs You are Complicating Your Life ~ Fractal Enlightenment



 5 Signs You are Complicating Your Life.

   “There is a beauty and clarity that comes from simplicity, that we sometimes do not appreciate in our thirst for intricate solutions.” ~ Dallin H. Oaks

   Life is complicated. Relationships are complicated. Friendships are complicated. Life choices are complicated. Or are they? Is it possible that our excessive need to complicate life is just merely giving us something to do?

   In our utter and complete fear of being bored are we perhaps overcomplicating every single thing in our life for the mere fact that it just gives us something to think about incessantly, or to complain about to our friends, or to distract ourselves from ourselves?

Monday, March 4, 2019

Signs You're Lying to Yourself Without Knowing It ~  Aletheia Luna



9 Signs You're Lying to Yourself Without Knowing It

   Lies are a little fortress; inside them you can feel safe and powerful. Through your little fortress of lies you try to run your life and manipulate others. But the fortress needs walls, so you build some. These are the justifications for your lies. You know, like you are doing this to protect someone you love, to keep them from feeling pain. Whatever works, just so you feel okay about the lies. – William Paul Young

Dishonesty is a trait that most of us have no problem pointing out in others.

   We feel a sense of anger, disgust, and mistrust towards those who try to deceive us. In fact, deception is such a dishonorable quality to us that we spend large amounts of our time reading about shady politicians and watching shows that center around lying and cheating characters. Secretly, it feels good to point the finger at others because it makes us feel morally righteous.

But here’s the truth:

At the end of the day, most of us fail to see that we also lie – to ourselves – frequently.