Marta Brzosko

How To Establish a Conscious Relationship With Yourself

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I’ve recently become a bit bitter about self-improvement. Or at least, about that part of it that positions “positive behavior change” as the central part of personal growth. Habit building, morning routines, setting and achieving meaningful goals — all of these certainly have their place. But after five years of what I consider my deliberate “self-improvement journey,” …

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When Getting to Know Yourself Becomes an Obsession

getting to know yourself

Actively getting to know yourself is considered a noble pursuit. In some circles, self-awareness is the new holy grail. This has been my mantra for the past few years. I’ve both praised and relentlessly practiced introspection. Whenever I encountered external problems, I obsessively searched for their causes within. I prided myself to be brave enough …

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Ego Death: Why Trying To Kill The Ego Won’t Work For Spiritual Seekers

what is ego death and should you pursue it

Ego death became an attractive concept among spiritual seekers and psychonauts. It refers to temporarily transcending your sense of separate self and connecting to a broader, more inclusive consciousness. This experience – sometimes also called “ego loss” or “ego dissolution” – can be scary, fascinating and alluring all at the same time. Besides, how often …

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5-Minute Meditation To Cultivate Mindfulness Through Anxiety, Chaos and Stress (5 Audio Recordings)

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You feel stressed. You feel anxious. Restless even. Not all the time. But when you do, it’s overwhelming. If only there was a way to deal with those feelings… Something you could use no matter where you are. Something that would allow you to look at your life from a healthy distance. Oh, wait. It …

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3 Self-Awareness Activities For Your Body, Thoughts and Feelings

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Every day, you pursue self-improvement goals connected to your career, relationships or fitness. But I’m not sure whether the “goal approach” is equally useful for developing self-awareness. I feel like the latter should be more of an exploration than work. That’s because you can’t plan the course of getting to know yourself. Building a business …

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