Prepare to be inspired. This video will do that. I write every day about realizing your true self and yet I recently realized that the reason the first 30 years of my life felt entirely charmed was because in a way it was. I was just trying to watch my own and other people’s thinking. What I didn’t realize is, that meant I had a detached view of myself. I was watching myself from an external perspective. It lead me to inadvertently treat my life more like a movie. I’d see something I was interested in and like a character I would move my little avatar toward that goal. Then–and now–when I operate the most in the flow of my most profound self–it’s like I am enacting the story of my own life.
That realization lead me to look for a video for the usual Friday Dose and I was shocked to find this first one. I can’t believe I haven’t run into it before now. But if you’re not sure you’re understanding what I mean about creating your own future, check Wise Joe Rogan out because this is exactly the point I wanted to make:
And if you found that inspiring, here’s a longer version to give you more nuance. Enjoy. And then go create yourself a great life because you are a great person.
Much love, s
Scott McPherson is a writer, mindfulness instructor, coach and communications facilitator who works with individuals, companies and nonprofit organizations around the world.
A serious childhood brain injury lead Scott to spend his entire life meditating on the concepts of thought, consciousness, reality and identity. It made others as strange to him as he was to them. When he realized people were confused by their own over-thinking, Scott began teaching others to understand reality. He is currently CBC Radio Active’s Wellness Columnist, as well as a writer, speaker and mindfulness instructor based in Edmonton, AB where he still finds it strange to write about himself in the third person.