When we're in a new place, we've all wondered where the bathroom is. And the automatic answer that comes to mind is: "Down the hall to your right". But this isn’t always the case. In fact, most of the time, to know where the bathroom is, we have to ask again or go and find it ourselves. This seems like a good analogy for a space where I can only give you some coordinates.

The way to it, however, you will have to discover yourself. My role is only to channel different ways of seeing and explaining how we function. I present them to you and raise questions so you can find your own answers or at the very least, start to go out and look for them.

we only learn when we repeat

Before we could enjoy a free, secular modern education, religions were the one that dominated pedagogy and literacy all over the planet. Religions were the ones that taught people basic concepts about ethics, purpose and the meaning of life.

Not saying here that religions ever knew the nuance of how the brain functioned (thank God!), but they had an extensive experience in how


we will cross this bridge
Looks like it's widely assumed that the secret of success lies in deciding what to do, then making a plan for it and doing it. The problem is that it rarely works that way.

The PLANNING part is the easy one, at least the most consistent, but the DOING part is where it gets tricky. When you are trying to implement your plan, it either gets altered with interruptions and

why life is not a journey

In a beautifully illustrated episode of After Skool, British philosopher Alan W. Watts eloquently states why life should not be considered a journey because by doing so we are missing the point the whole way along.

Curious in finding


personal boundaries
We all know that we should keep them, nurture them, communicate them. We've all heard about the imperative necessity of saying NO. But the point here is to what to say no to. Before defending them, we should recognize what it means for each one of us "crossing the line." Getting to know where your red flags are, is the previous step to advocate them to the

that chatter in your head

We all talk to ourselves. We need to! We do it in order to remember things, to plan, to solve a problem, to project and evaluate different scenarios... When doing something difficult, we mentally walk ourselves through the steps we need to take. But on top of everything, self-talk helps us to author the stories of our life.

But there are a lot of ways to use language internally. The

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