To die for

The reason people consider peak experiences to be rare is because they haven’t set up their lives to live them on a regular basis.  Most people are disconnected from themselves.*
(Ben Hardy)

But that future is energising only for those for whom the present has become unbearable.**
(Walter Brueggemann)

We live with huge imaginations in a world where a day has only 24 hours.  We have to choose carefully what we do.

What Ben Hardy names peak experiences I think of as being bright moments.

These are the moments where our energies (passions), talents and experiences are fully present and together.  When we notice what these moments look like for us – and they are different for everyone, we can make more of them happen … and then can diversify them.

These are our enriching environments.

With only 24 hours in a day, there’ll be things we have to let go of.  To be at our creative best – which requires plenty of rest and refreshment – there’ll be things we have to get let go of, things to die to.

It could just be the things that need to go are stopping you from identifying your peak experiences.

(*From Benjamin Hardy’s Willpower Doesn’t Work.)
(**From Walter Brueggemann’s The Prophetic Imagination.)

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