When someone abuses us or are mean to us it’s not because they are bad people or we did something wrong, it’s because of the conditions and the circumstances around them that lead them to behave that way. We are all conditioned by our environment, by our thoughts, by our upbringing, by our level of awareness, by our education, by our experiences, by the way in that we see the world, by the way, we…"About conditioning and causalities"
People often ask you what are you doing. Or they want you to do something. I don’t mean like work but yeah, they also always want you to work, a lot. They want you to be like a hamster Running in it’s his wheel. There is an art about doing Nothing and not feeling guilty about it. Because people usually want to make you feel guilty if you do nothing. To the point where we…"Doing nothing"
Whether you like it or not The minute you set foot in china you automatically Become an A-list celebrity. Everyone will be staring always Because that’s Just how it is. That means every time You’re in public You have to smile to everyone, They want to shake your hand, they want to take pictures with you, and asking the same questions over and over again It’s a surreal experience really, Could be fun for a…"Hi, I also wrote this"
When I was In South America I thought that If I move to Europe everything would be better. After spending a few years in Europe I was still feeling empty inside so I thought well, maybe If I move to Asia everything will be better there. Few years in Asia went by and nothing had really changed So I thought ok, once I go to Australia THEN I could find peace and happiness. After a year…"Hi, I wrote this"
List of excuse people use:For smoking and giving second-hand smoke to non-smokers: – All my friends smoke – I’ve been smoking since I was xxx years – It’s my only pleasure in life / It’s my only vice – I may stop in the future but right now I need it – It helps me relax – Chinese government needs my tax money – It’s just a bad habit – It’s my life, I do…"Excuses"
Ok, so you decided you had enough of this place and need to move on with your life. Life is about learning and you have already learned all you needed to learn from this place, there’s nothing else for you here and it’s time to leave for good. You may come back or you may not, the good thing about burning your bridges is that it allows space for new things, opportunities and experiences to…"How to leave for good"
I am not planning to die anytime soon, but the truth is I can die at any time and for any reason, that’s part of human life, so let’s say I die today and you were the last person to see me before I died. It may be that you are my Couchsurfing guest or host and found this entry in this blog through a link on my profile, check it in confusion not knowing…"Just in case I die"
…building a shelter for the night and ending up staying there a few weeks because I feel sorry to abandon it after it was so hard to build. …deciding I am not good enough, don’t want to write anymore and giving my laptop away. …deciding I need to start writing again and getting a new laptop. …traveling during summer with nothing but a toothbrush, tooth floss, passport and a spare pair of underwear, washing them…"In the future I can see myself…"
The continental drifts, the great dying and other mass extinctions, the climate changes, evolution, it all leads you to this very moment in life, you are here because million other beings were brave, tough and lucky to pass on their genes to you.We could say then that now is your time to shine, and there’s nothing to stop you from doing it, there are no predators, no ice age coming anytime soon, we can fight…"It all comes together"
Question: “Have you eaten?” Right answer: “Yes, you? Wrong answer: “No, not yet” Very wrong answer: ” No, unlike the Chinese, we don’t need to eat at a specific time of the day, we can just eat when we are hungry” Comment: ” Let’s go out to play” Right answer: “Play? You mean hang out? Sure, let’s do it” Wrong answer: “What do you mean by “play”?” Very wrong answer: “Sure, what do you want…"How to answer awkward questions and comments from Chinese people"