I have been practicing meditations for 4+ years. Here is what I learned.
I started my meditation journey after I passed Sparta. I was following my coach Anton on SNS and watching his videos where he emphasized the importance of meditations in his morning routine.
At that time I knew very little about the meditation. So as many there was still an imprinted association with Buddhism and religion but I got the determination to explore what the whole meditation thing is about.
So I started to practice.
If you are reading this seeking for an easy way to gain discipline, read no further.
If you are looking for a secret sauce behind mental strength, close this article right now.
What I am about to tell you won’t taste as a glazed sweet donut.
Written for Quora: How can I possibly get rid of all this anger I have?
Remember the last time you got possessed by the anger?
I forgot what the real anger is. The rage. I forgot about the hatred. I even forgot the feelings and sensations in the body associated with them. But I wasn’t always like this.
When I was younger I used to feel angry at many things. No one taught me how to control it and what should I do with it. I had to learn it the hard way.
You don’t have to.
15 quotes explaining why the Stoicism is a perfect personal philosophy
I believe that all of the smartest philosophies on earth are already invented. I do not need to reinvent the wheel, I simply need to resurface the ideas of the past, and then build my mindset like a puzzle finding practical applications of the forgotten ideas to my life.
Letters to my unborn child.
Did you hear about Awakening?
If you read this, and you are over 12 years old, I am 100% sure that you already had a moment in your life, when you experienced the first step of awakening — the moment when you realized that you are not your body. At one point you just started to distinguish yourself and your body as two separate things. You disassociated them. You started to think of your body as of some kind of vessel for the being dwelling inside this body — You. If you took your time to investigate how You live inside your body, you might have discovered that depending on the state of your physical body, you feel different. This is very important to realize.