Spreading the Word: Trying Not to Try

This Friday I share with you a thought provoking short video on the wisdom of letting go instead of trying harder. It sounds paradoxical – if I want to achieve something, I must do my best and try hard to get it! Right? Well, sometimes that works. But does this approach have to work for everything? For example, have you ever felt blissful happiness because you tried very hard to feel happy? Managed to fall asleep because of your hard efforts to do so? Or, from a different angle, go ahead now and try very hard not to think about a pink elephant. You see, there seems to be more than just one approach to achieving things. This video is about the one that asks that you stop trying and let go. Then you achieve what you were after. Enjoy!

Link to the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=O42tZse-P6w

Keeping up the “Spreading the Word” tradition, every Friday, I hope to share with you an article I’ve read or a video I’ve seen and considered it to be inspiring or enlightening. I feel it is important to take good care not just of our physical but also of our mental well-being. Humans have always turned and returned to storytelling. My Fridays’ “Spreading the Word” articles are an online version of sharing worthwhile stories.   

keep exploring and storytelling!

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