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9 notes tagged "distraction"

  1. heron
    In this letter, I explore the metaphor of the Heron battle an inner voice of doubt, represented by a croaking frog. I relate this to doing meaningful creative work by outlining principles from Steven Pressfield's “Do the Work.” We must engage with resistance and persist despite the obstacles. Just as the Heron achieves flight through courage and determination, we realise our potential by battling resistance and ship our creative or entrepreneurial work.
    #coaching #resistance #distraction #journey #letters
  2. the eye of the heron 
    In “The Eye of the Heron”, Ursula K. Le Guin’s characters must find the strength to stand up for their beliefs and work towards a better future. Luz
    #coaching #resistance #distraction #journey
  3. perverse twins fear and lethargy
    managing fear through unreflective compliance, or avoidance; lethargy takes many seductive forms … avoid tasks, stay away from what is difficult for
    #courage #distraction
  4. maturity vs means of obtaining approval
    for some people, their good looks — for others, absolute unselfishness, absolute virility, superman ideas, absolute goodness, and all kinds of
    #compulsion #distraction
  5. monastic philosophy pursuing professional goal
    the monastic philosophy of deep work scheduling. This philosophy attempts to maximize deep efforts by eliminating or radically minimizing shallow
  6. developing deep work habit
    “one of the main obstacles to going deep: the urge to turn your attention toward something more superficial. Most people recognize that this urge
  7. sgv wisdom of no escape
    What is something physical that you are working on in your practice (skill, awareness to generate, a thing to heal). What are the limiting factors in the present moment (specific, anatomical, connected). What are the tools that can help with these factors. Inner goal. What is the energy you are trying to create or a negative pattern you are working on to transcend. Alchemy. What is the good quality you already have that will help you with that other thing and the tool you learned (during the training) that will help you. Three most important things to grow as a teacher.
    #practice #distraction #diaries
  8. working through gross, unpleasant and awkward
    Working hard doesn't just mean pushing stronger, staying longer or squeezing better. It means going more in-depth with my attention, with my intentions. Walking through gross, unpleasant, awkward, fearful, through things outside of my comfort zone to the "other side."
    #practice #distraction #diaries
  9. fear of being without a phone
    Nomophobia — the fear of being without a smart phone — is a recognisable psychological affliction. In his book from 1930, Civilization and its
    #technology #distraction #addiction

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