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The Restaurant Metaphor

Don’t sit down at a table in a restaurant to order if you’re not ready and hungry for your next meal.

Instead of acting confused about what to do, just rest in the state of not being hungry for any fresh goals yet.

Don’t chase after partial matches. Give your hunger some time to build up first.


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Transcend Partial Matches

If you really want to transform your life in a huge way, set the intention to transcend partial matches.

See those either-or decisions for the traps they are. When you spot a decision like that, decline to make it.


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Set Intentions Daily

You can never set too many intentions. Even speaking your intentions aloud 100+ times per day, updating them moment by moment as you go, isn’t too much.

Once you get enough practice, it should take you just a few seconds to set an intention. It’s as simple ...


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Clarify Your Intentions

Whenever you get confused, it’s often super helpful to pause and clarify your intentions.

Just declare what you actually want in a sentence or two. Express it aloud or in writing. Then let it sink in and see how your body, mind, and feeling...


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Are You Frustrating Reality?

Reality can be very accommodating when you’re clear about asking for what you want.

If you don’t tell reality what you want, it has to guess. And it evaluates the accuracy of its guesses based on your responses (i.e. your actions and behaviors).


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Confusion is a Choice

Confusion is the the default choice for many people because they haven’t voiced the desire for something better.

If you’re stuck in confusion, it’s because you’ve haven’t chosen and declared your intention for a lifestream that glides from one clear decisio...


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Software engineer by 🌞 and sleepyhead by 🌑. Software architecture. Distributed systems. Personal productivity. Cats.

Many people live their life in confusion which leads to many problems at any decision gate. This article contains useful insight about the importance of clarifying our intentions in order to be always mindful about our actions and decisions.


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