glass just is… the liquid in it, just is. You
can see it as half-full or half-empty all you want;
it’s still just a glass with some stuff in it.
It is both… and neither.
The closer you can come to that ‘truth’
the more direct an experience you will have. No judgment,
Getting to that place is “half” the journey…
|Recognize your Point of
All too often we just assume we’re seeing things as they
are. We don’t realize just how much we read into what
we see… our past experiences, our current mood, the angle
of our view… they all color the “truth.” First
thing, acknowledge that this is just the way you see it. That
will get you to separate your view from what you are viewing.
See the Value of the Other Half
It really isn’t an either-or situation. Just because
a perspective is different than yours, doesn’t make
it automatically wrong. Consider that there’re lessons
to be learned by seeing the “opposite” point of
view. A pessimist isn’t always a “downer’
and an optimist isn’t always a “dreamer.”
Seeing the other side will help you to…
Get to Neutral
“Neutral” is Balance. It isn’t “nothing”
… but rather having both sides equal to one another.
It is all about being centered between the duality known as
Neutral isn’t Passive
You know that birds can fly best when they’re balanced.
They can fly longer and farther, and with a lot less stress
being in that “neutral” state. The same ought
to be with you. When you get balanced, don’t just sit
there like a lump… go do something!
How about going one step beyond neutral? How about experiencing
something as it is? Got a glass with some water in it? Drink
up. Then you’ll get it…