Topic: Ego

What is the cause and solution for motivation loss?

If you are ready for a deep answer that can change the way you look at reality, read on. Stay with the answer, and your question will have been most completely answered in the end. Are you experiencing a loss of motivation? See.. what you are experiencing right now is...

How do you cope with stress and pressure?

Are you ready for a deep dive? I have dived deep for many years, so my answer about my approach will also reflect my experiences over the years. Here comes the answer: I take full responsibility for everything I experience. This does not mean I am personally in...

How has meditation brought you peace?

Meditation is a state of focused awareness. Where we focus our attention, our energy flows towards. We create more of that in our experience. When we focus on specific objects in meditation such as the breath or the energy of love, or the formless awareness itself, we...

How can I learn to accept compliments better?

The lesser your ego, the lesser it’s reactions will be able to pull you around, when it is triggered by the environment/compliments. The more awakened you are, the less you will be empowering the ego. Are compliments that different than chastisements? Perhaps...

How does one stay motivated when there’s no hope?

No hope suggests that no path to peace/happiness seen by the person and the reality of the situation has not been accepted as it is. The primary reason of feeling hopeless is not the situation itself, it is the subjective reality of the person. Another usage of no...

What should I do to reduce my shyness?

Wikipedia contains this sentence inside the definition of shyness: `The primary defining characteristic of shyness is a largely ego-driven fear of what other people will think of a person's behavior.` Your question feels sensible, because you don’t want to destroy...

Contemplation About a New Mode of Living

Here is what I shared with a friend today, I am also sharing this raw and unedited here: [2:43:39 AM] Erdal Bora: i am at a dilemma.. just wanted to share .. [2:43:47 AM] Erdal Bora: so that you can see the whole picture of me [2:44:47 AM] Erdal Bora: now.. today.. i...

How to Solve ALL Your Problems -2

In the first article of this series, which I didn't know was to be a series :), I made an energetic entry to the topic, but did not elaborate intellectually on it for those who desire to understand what I am talking about more at an intellectual level. Some...

Remember: The Force Will Be With You, Always.

Now. I had to write this article. It has been getting into shape within my mind, not the contents, but just the picture at the start, and just the title. The rest is energy that is asking to be let into this world. And now is the time. The Force.. Jedi.. The Dark...

More Info About My Life and Making the Blog Public

As I wrote in the previous post.. I have experienced both great despair and negative emotions and also peace and joy.. I just now realized that I want to focus on Love more while writing this article.. Now I am about to go public with this blog.. It was private...

Back from the Spiraling Downward into the Ego and the Vow

How did it start? Perhaps it started when I started to go the ego's way in small things. Perhaps, when I did not deliberately focus on God but focused on the ego instead. It is so subtle. You try to make yourself believe that you can both focus on the desire of the...

Celibacy, and Another Question: What Now?

It has been slightly more than 1 month and I have been celibate. I haven't been focusing on being celibate. I am just giving effort to sustain meditativeness and refraining from diving into the ego. And what now? Questions such as these start to arise when I am losing...

Hurting, Healing and Helping

Today I hurt the little dog that I had adopted. It kept biting me and when I am hurt I get angry. I tried to stop it by putting it a little distance away, telling it to stop, yelling in pain. But it came and bit me to play again and again. I got angrier and took it...

Reawakening the Blog

Hello, The previous blog entry introduces me, from my perspective in 2011. Much has passed since until today (2014). I went through really difficult times. I learned a lot of spiritual knowledge, and started to apply it throughout those times. About a month ago, I was...

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