We don’t live in the world. We experience our own thinking. And our ego trips us up in two ways: it’s insecure, and it exists in a world of right and wrong. Given a choice the ego will wonder if–or even assume–we’re wrong. And in a world filled with unfathomable choice, this constant second-guess self-flagellation is our daily experience. Is it any wonder people are depressed? They spend all day telling themselves they’re wrong.
Despite the gravity of the subject, Barry’s presentation is warm and funny. And he really does make a compelling argument for creating more happiness by simplifying your life. Enjoy.
Scott McPherson is an Edmonton-based writer, public speaker, and mindfulness facilitator who works with individuals, companies and non-profit organizations locally and around the world.
Following a serious childhood brain injury Scott McPherson unwittingly spent his entire life meditating on the concepts of thought, consciousness, reality and the self. This made him as strange to others as they were to him. Seeing the self-harm people created with their own overthinking, Scott dedicated part of his life to helping others live with greater awareness. He is currently a writer, speaker and mindfulness instructor based in Edmonton, AB, where he finds it strange to write about himself in the third person.