Simple Acts To Reboot Yourself And Fix Glitches In Your Ego.exe Program

Have_Sex.exe Is One Of My Personal Favourites

We are equipped with a hell of a device!

According to estimates, that pile of mush in your skull is 30 times faster than our fastest supercomputers.

Your brain is essentially responsible for everything you see, feel, think, hear, say, dream and touch. Without this central processing unit: there would be no reality to experience.

This incredible tool is your key to connecting with everything around you.

However, it has built-in software called ‘The Ego’. This program is essential. However, if it is left unchecked it will accumulate junk files, create lag and cause other components to stop working, getting in the way of our connection to reality.

When this happens, we feel lonely, scared, or perhaps angry. It can lead us to do terrible things…

But fear not dear reader! There are scripts you can run in order to reboot yourself and return Ego.exe to its original state!

Go_For_A_Walk.exe

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The most basic of programs, but powerful none the less.

This is a program often used throughout history by great thinkers such as Bill Gates and Albert Einstein. They knew that running this program takes focus away from the greedy ego.

Walking releases endorphins which improve mood and reduce anxiety. It also improves circulation in the brain and enhances memory.

By simply walking without objective, you allow yourself to enter a flow state with no pressure. All that is required is to put one foot in front of the other. There is no need for ego here.

This program works particularly well when paired with the ‘nature’ plugin!

Talk_To_Someone.exe

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Courtesy Of Bjenny Montero

Conversing with another brain you have admiration for can be a game-changer.

One thing that Ego.exe does is make you believe that you are alone. That others are different and do not understand you. This is, of course, is a devilish trick. Or sticking with our metaphor here: a glitch.

So, just talk to someone! Ask them how their day is. Take the attention away from yourself and attempt to connect with something other than your own thoughts.

You can even talk to your plants or pets if you like. Or… yourself even. It’s only weird if you think it’s weird!

Breathe.exe

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I would suggest Meditate.exe as a more formal version of this program, but when it boils down to it, Breathe.exe is all you need to get started, you can upgrade later on if you like.

Just breathe. Take a moment to stop what you are doing. Even if it’s just 6 seconds:

Inhale 1….2…..3….

Exhale 1….2….3….

Remind yourself of your body.

Ego.exe would have you believe that it is the primary control centre for your body. But that is obviously not the case. You don’t manually order your cells to divide or spend time thinking about how to keep your balance as you walk.

There are thousands if not millions of processes happening simultaneously in your body which your ego has no bearing on. Don’t let it fool you.

So bring your attention back to your body. See how it feels as you breathe. Notice how your stomach inflates and deflates. Sense your toes, how are they feeling? How often do you think of your toes? Poor things… they’re lonely.

Get a sense of your entire self. Not just your thinking self.

Have_Sex.exe

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Courtesy Of Lemon Mingyue

This is a particularly powerful hack if it is available to you.

Bear in mind, this program runs most effectively when it is paired with hardware which is running the In_Love.exe program. But in any case, this powerful program will do wonders for your brain.

As always when we do things which make us feel good, our brain releases chemicals such as dopamine and oxytocin (often referred to as the cuddle hormone).

Aside from the technical stuff. Having good sex is a way of taking the focus off of your own being and placing it in a kind of shared realm. At the height of these experiences, one can completely lose their sense of self and merge with their partner momentarily.

Sex can be quite the psychedelic experience.

This essentially reboots the Ego.exe program, allowing for a fresh install which should flush out those junk files!

Luckily, we aren’t computers. We aren’t machines. In fact, a computer is primarily modelled on the analytical, thinking, calculating aspect of humanity. It is yet to encompass the emotional and spiritual aspects of the human condition.

So… don’t think of yourself as a computer (not yet anyway). You’re far more complex than that, cut yourself some slack!

You’re not supposed to fully understand yourself. You’re simply supposed to be yourself.

Love.

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