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It's quite obvious that if you keep buying new things and never bother to organize them, your home will soon end up like a total mess.

The same goes for your brain.

Do you take time for cleaning?

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The qick fix

The qick fix

Mobiles are perfectly designed to keep our minds engaged. When we are left alone with our own thoughts, it's not always comfortable. We don't want to hear them, we don't want to feel anxiety or regrets from past, so we grab our phones. We cover our problems by the digital clutter. It's quick and it's effective... For short time. This way, we don't have to face our demons.

But we don't change anything by running away. They are still here.

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Cleaning up the brain clutter

Cleaning up the brain clutter

It's actually not only about "meditating". It's also about the most fundemental moments of your day - the moments at the bus stop, the moments on the way to you school or job...

Let those moments breathe. Let them be quiet, not filled by any podcast, music or scrolling through social media. Your thoughts need to be heard, otherwise they will pile up and get you overwhelmed (you can write them on a piece of paper or keep a journal - I'll be talking about that later in the series)

TIP: Leave your phone in your bag, not in your pocket.

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Overcoming the scary void inside

Overcoming the scary void inside

Mobile phones fill up some kind of a strange void inside of us. Every person has different kind of void - different thing is missing.

Or accurately - MORE things are missing. It's a combination. And some of them are more complex.

I will try to illustrate at least one of the things that most people find missing in their lifes when they sroll social media. But remember - there are some more "voids" inside of you, which you need to figure out by yourself. And they are connected.

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Missing success

Missing success

If you miss success in your life, you may find yourself looking at content of succesfull people or people giving advises on how to be successful. To some degree it can be inspiring, but it can very quickly lead you inside a rabbit hole of self-improvement content. The problem is that you consume the content, but very often you find yourself not able to fulfill all the standarts and feeling even worse afterwards.

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Missing success

Missing success

Maybe you have found some interesting tips on how to change your life for the better, it helped, but you can't seem to find anything new anymore. You hear the same advises over and over again, searching for new content and hoping this time it will be the gamechanger.

But it won't.

Please stay with me and keep reading, I need to tell you something.

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Illusion of success

Illusion of success

Watching self-improvement content gives us the illusion that we achieved something already. But in reality - nothing really changed.

Digital world is different from the real one and as long as we continue to spend any of our free time there, we vanish the time for the real self-improvement.

Maybe you think you need to watch all that videos and read all that books...

But I think it's much simpler than this.

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What I've learned from all the self-improvement content so far

What I've learned from all the self-improvement content so far

I've came across many different techniques and all of them were promissing success. It always looked like THIS IS FINALLY THE ONE MAGIC FORMULLA I have been looking for✨️.

It was always working for some time.

But it always ended up by failure. Again. I slipped back. But why?

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It's not about the technique

It's not about the technique

It's about something hidden inside of you. If you aren't able to achieve your goals, no matter how hard you try, the problem is much much more complex than having the wrong technique.

Implementing advice without understanding the root issue may not bring you lasting change.

Instead of looking for quick fixes, focus on understanding yourself first.

You may be thinking: Okay, but HOW?What does it mean exactly to understand myself?

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Understanding yourself

Understanding yourself

This is something you will be learning as long as you live.

It's a great mystery of our lifes - Who are we?

And why are we here?

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Why are you here?

Why are you here?

Imagine dying tommorow.

Yeah, it's a bit scary, but necessary question.

Is there some mission you would regret not finishing?

Take some time to think about this now.

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Connected

Connected

Maybe all the routines you were trying to acquire weren't all that important to you and there is something else you would rather do instead.

You have your own unique place in this world and your own mission to complete. That mission is REALLY important. Trust me.

PS: Do you know how butterfly effect works? And why is it so important?

Check out the next chapter of this series 😉

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Notification

Notification

As you can probably see, English isn't my native language. I'm still learning and I know I still make a lot of mistakes.

So, if you found some of them, feel free to correct me in the comments down below. I will appreciate it✌️(it's possible I won't correct it in the post, because it would mean deleting the whole thing, but your comment will prevent me from making the same mistake again) - this applies to the whole series.

Also let me know if the content I'm creating is helpful for you - if it spoke to you at least on some level🌱

Thank you for reading and have a wonderful day!

Yours,

Lesni

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