If I could share 500 words to inspire, this is the important wisdom I'd want to pass along to others...
True bliss is finding happiness in the moment, in what is. Doing whatever you love in life will bring that happy moment, but first you must figure out what that thing is that’s most important to your happiness. And to figure it out takes self-reflection. That’s where practice and process needs to happen. Every day.
I recommend some practice that makes you pause and look within you like yoga, journaling, mediation or prayer. Whatever you call it. But you must stop consciously every day and do it.
This is all it takes. Consistency. Devotion.
The biggest discovery you will make is that having what you “desire” will not make you happy. Happiness really does come from inside you, from living your joy in life. You have to be in control of your mind. Do not follow what you desire—instead follow your intuition of what your joy is.
Make your mantra—I do not want what I desire. This is not where happiness is found. When you feel yourself desiring something, the quicker you can let it go, the better. The sooner you’ll get a rush of bliss.
Realize that you are not the one doing the desiring. It’s the mind. And you are not the mind. You lie behind the mind.
The more you notice your desires the better! Now that you have the key, all those desires are opportunities to let bliss come rushing in. By letting go consciously of the desires, you feel an immediate lightness.
Yes, you’ll catch yourself throughout the day feeling that blissful connection fading away, but the more you practice living in consciousness, you’ll find the period between getting back to that sensation of bliss getting shorter.
Remember you must work spiritually every day. Sticking with what your gut tells you. That one true voice defeats the devil. That’s all religion is trying to teach.
By giving up all “desires” you find happiness. Just do that and happiness rushes in to fill the void. Amazing. Be enlightened every day. But you have to take the time to go inward.
That’s where practices like yoga and writing come in. It’s simple. Keep letting it go. That’s it. Release.
Enlightenment is here. Now. But yes, you will have to refind it every day. That is the task, the challenge. Trusting that you’ll find that bliss again.
Every moment you remember is a moment of happiness. It’s here, now. You can embrace anything and everything. And as you breathe it in, feel the surge of energy rushing up through you with your breath. And bliss fills you.
Get here and return here through the body (yoga), the breath, and the mind (writing). And then, your result is bliss!
Embrace it and let go of all reservations or past beliefs and joy rushes in, complete.