Life is simple: Get out of your own prison

The problem with life, is that we think it‘s hard. We overthink everything, we have to know the outcome of every decision we make. We have to know how things will work out even before we start. The truth is that life is extremely simple, when dealing with it the right way. The following three principles are key to following your own path and embrace life:

Listen to yourself.
Stop resisting.
Trust the journey.

We have so much potential to design the life we deserve. So much potential when we spread our wings. So why are we so mediocre?

1- Conditioning

We obviously have a lot to unlearn. To start creating the life we deserve, we need to get rid of what is narrowing our vision and what is distracting from seeing our real life opportunities. Detach from our past, try to see everything with new eyes.

Make the past your toolbox, not your evil master

Live in the present, look at everything like it’s the first time you see them. Use your critical thinking to make the decisions that will allow you to release your power. You will start making crystal clear decisions and doing the right thing without even noticing. Stop thinking about how things should be done, and start feeling them.

2 — Fear

There is fear hidden behind every decision we make. Learn to identify it.

  • Fear of failure/success
  • Fear of not being good enough
  • Fear of the unknown
  • Fear of being judged
  • Fear of taking the wrong path
  • Fear of regrets
Not doing something is the best way to have regrets in life. Do not die before living.

You will never regret any important decision you make if you don’t let fear drive your actions. Every important step of your personal growth and path to personal freedom was built by risk-taking actions. Fear is death.

We’re all here for a limited amount of time, so don’t let fear prevent you from living.

3- Overthinking

There is an infinite and invisible power in this world that we cannot even try to picture in our mind (call it God, the Universe, or whatever). We are floating through space on a giant 3 billion year old rock. We have no idea what’s going on, we have no idea how things work.

Stop believing your crowded and scared mind will give you the answers.

Use your mind to create the vision then, have faith and make things happen through actions. Everything you can imagine, can be achieved. Don’t limit yourself to what already exist, or to what other people do. You are the architect of your own life.

The biggest miracle of all is that you’re alive, on this planet.

There is nothing that cannot be done, just have faith and dedication. Your own existence is not even explicable. Stop trying to know, or you will be subject to a lot of suffering. Just trust the invisible intelligence that is everywhere and makes everything flow perfectly.

4- Risk aversion

Every fulfilled human beings have started with taking big “risks” and with going out of their comfort zone.

“Risk” is a label, it is just fear of the unknown, fear of failure. Embrace risk, it’s the first step to the life you deserve.

You don’t have to think, if you feel it’s the right thing to do, just do it. You don’t have to know every steps of the way, just go for it.

If it’s in alignment with your true self, the universe will conspire to help you in your path. Once again, you don’t have to know “how”, just take the leap, have the vision, and let life do what it does best. Look at nature, everything is accomplished, everything is perfect, yet no elements resist to what is.

5 — Lack of Self Awareness

Self awareness is key to all of the above. Without self awareness, your ego and your fears will drive your actions.

Without enough self awareness unconscious choices become the norm. Unconscious choices lead to an unchosen life.

Know who you are, know what you like, experience new things. Learn about yourself, grow, read, explore, interact, love, fail, fail a lot, hurt yourself and try again. It is en endless path, stop focusing on the finish line, the finish line is the journey.

6 — Conformism

We are all unique, but society evaluates us with the same standards.

The only way to live is to follow your own path

By embracing your uniqueness you take back your power.

Nobody knows what’s going on, but everybody is copying each other to avoid being judged or different. As a result, the level of mediocrity is off the charts.

Everybody is lost, blinding themselves and acting like they know where they are going. When you’re aware of being lost, you can make the best out of it. You can look around, enjoy the journey.

Being lost is the way. Being lost is life. And it’s really enjoyable when you stop resisting to it. Embrace uncertainty.

There is no such thing as the future or a finish line. When you embrace the journey, nothing is hard anymore. Stop resisting, embrace life and everything will become easy. Spread your wings and deploy your full potential. You always had this power within yourself, we all have it. More awareness in your life is the key to unlock it.

Remember: Life has a hundred times more to give than your mind can even conceive. Just go out and play.