I’m thinking of 2 types of negative experiences, one immediate, and the other long-term.
I often wonder how many times I’ll have to learn the same lessons before the knowledge reaches a deep enough level for me to actually change.
I think sex addiction is a great example of how addiction becomes a bad relationship with something normally good, helpful, or fun. Continue reading
It really comes down to values. A happy life is a life you see matching your values.
Writer Ayn Rand puts it this way: “Happiness is that state of consciousness which proceeds from the achievement of one’s values.”
I find the term “values” here beautifully ambiguous, since almost every definition could apply to happiness. Continue reading
People take drugs for lots of reasons. I’ve used weed for creativity and to cut through conscious indulgences (in order to buried beneath); I’ve used MDMA to experience a love and joy so overwhelming it literally sets straight my limiting thought patterns; I’ve used LSD to expand my consciousness, empathy, connectedness, etc. Continue reading