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What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic self

Postby GBaxter » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:17 am

What currently makes you feel confident and empowered to be your most authentic self?
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Mr Reasonable » Wed Mar 28, 2018 9:27 am

Money, ho's and clothes.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby WendyDarling » Thu Mar 29, 2018 6:00 pm

Proper health.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Serendipper » Thu Mar 29, 2018 7:22 pm

GBaxter wrote:What currently makes you feel confident and empowered to be your most authentic self?

Authentic self = genuine fake ;)

I'm happiest when working towards a future goal which means I can never live in the present; it's boring. :sad-bored:
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Fri May 25, 2018 3:17 pm

Serendipper wrote:
GBaxter wrote:What currently makes you feel confident and empowered to be your most authentic self?

Authentic self = genuine fake ;)

I'm happiest when working towards a future goal which means I can never live in the present; it's boring. :sad-bored:


Serendipper,

Worked - past
Will work - future

working - present

When a squirrel is in the process of storing up nuts for the future - where is he? Can he not still be in the present?

You even said *I'm happiest* ~~ I am happiest. Is that not present tense? lol

Perhaps you are just so focused on your work that you forget where you *actually* are... Here and Now.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Fri May 25, 2018 3:21 pm

Perhaps the moment when I am just BEING ~~ experiencing without any thought ~~ surrounded by and inter-connected with ALL of it.
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The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory but progress.


“We love repose of mind so well, that we are arrested by anything which has even the appearance of truth; and so we fall asleep on clouds.”


You have to be like the pebble in the stream, keeping the grain and rolling along without being dissolved or dissolving anything else.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Fixed Cross » Fri May 25, 2018 4:01 pm

Arcturus Descending wrote:
Serendipper wrote:
GBaxter wrote:What currently makes you feel confident and empowered to be your most authentic self?

Authentic self = genuine fake ;)

I'm happiest when working towards a future goal which means I can never live in the present; it's boring. :sad-bored:


Serendipper,

Worked - past
Will work - future

working - present

When a squirrel is in the process of storing up nuts for the future - where is he? Can he not still be in the present?

You even said *I'm happiest* ~~ I am happiest. Is that not present tense? lol

Perhaps you are just so focused on your work that you forget where you *actually* are... Here and Now.

Yeah Arc. School this kid a bit.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Fri Jun 01, 2018 2:55 pm

Transcending the Bully. At least it is a step in the right direction. I think that empowerment comes in steps like those of a ladder. It is not always a giant leap from the bottom rung to the top and the occasions for it can be plentiful.
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The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory but progress.


“We love repose of mind so well, that we are arrested by anything which has even the appearance of truth; and so we fall asleep on clouds.”


You have to be like the pebble in the stream, keeping the grain and rolling along without being dissolved or dissolving anything else.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Meno_ » Fri Jun 01, 2018 3:34 pm

When realizing the uselessness of thinking life as a perpetual contest, and see the eternal self rather as a tranquil acceptance of eternal being behaving as if it had a noble goal to begin witj,; without that beginning.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:10 pm

Yeah Arc. School this kid a bit.


Ha! As if I even could!
Aside from what I wrote, what could I possibly teach him?
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It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.


The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory but progress.


“We love repose of mind so well, that we are arrested by anything which has even the appearance of truth; and so we fall asleep on clouds.”


You have to be like the pebble in the stream, keeping the grain and rolling along without being dissolved or dissolving anything else.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:17 pm

Hi Meno_ :mrgreen:

When realizing the uselessness of thinking life as a perpetual contest
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We do do this to ourselves.

and see the eternal self rather as a tranquil acceptance of eternal being


I can only go as far as the Now or the present moment. I would love to believe in an eternal self. What is the eternal self to you, Meno?

behaving as if it had a noble goal to begin witj,; without that beginning.


What is it's noble goal to you? What is your noble goal?
I do not understand what you mean by *without that beginning".
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It is better to debate a question without settling it than to settle a question without debating it.


The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory but progress.


“We love repose of mind so well, that we are arrested by anything which has even the appearance of truth; and so we fall asleep on clouds.”


You have to be like the pebble in the stream, keeping the grain and rolling along without being dissolved or dissolving anything else.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby newegg » Mon Jun 04, 2018 7:00 pm

savin' the planet
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Fixed Cross » Fri Jun 08, 2018 10:40 pm

Stealing hearts.

Its not actually theft.
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Re: What makes you feel empowered to be your most authentic

Postby Arcturus Descending » Sat Jun 09, 2018 3:23 pm

Fixed Cross wrote:Stealing hearts.

Its not actually theft.


It might be considered to be *theft* if the wrong intentions are there ~~ if it is only to feel the power within.

Where do you put these hearts when you are through with them?
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The aim of an argument or discussion should not be victory but progress.


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