Dealing with the heavy stuff in life

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i had an interesting conversation a year and a half ago, a month after we lost our baby. It was with a Buddhist. My argument was that there is no fate, no reason there just is. He recommended this fella eckhart tole.

I read man's search for meaning instead. It's a hard but good read.

A year later and another pregnancy failed, I tried the book of the dead. What seems to be a church incantation.
I found myself at the same ethno shop in Brighton opposite the mesemerist in the lanes.
I asked the Same dude, do people say they read the book of the dead just to look cool, I don't get it at all. He laughed and mentioned this eckhart guy again.
Can someone have a look see if it's worth 4 minutes? Ta. Swwf baby
 

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Oh sorry threads about how do you deal with heavy shit in your life? I troll dnbforum 😂
 

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I'm not depressed, just on a mission from Elvis
I'm so sorry for your loss, big man. You did not deserve that one bit and I hope you're not giving up.

Eckhhard tolle is a self help book which is full of helpful stuff but some say it's shallow and overly positive, and doesn't deal with those who truly are in a bad place, because it simply doesnt go there.

The tibetan book of the living and the dead, however, that's some serious shit. It's basically the Buddhist Bible. And it's cryptic as fuuuuuuuuuuhhuuuuuuuck. I have it and I've read like half, because after each page I have to sit and go keanu reeves whoa with my mind blown

So to summarise, eckhart is a modern self help guru about positive thinking, absolutely helpful if you need a short term boost but ultimately its shallow like Pablo cohelo. He seems to be saying good is good, bad is bad, and that's a very shallow message. But it's a nice quick pain relief on a fresh wound.

tibetan book of the living and dead is something several dimensions deeper, written by rinpoche which is a title but also a name.

What I do when life gets hard? I try to read books by good authors, but above all, I write. Write my own book, and listen to vivaldi and take a boat load of oxy.
 

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Porn is not the answer ok, stop looking at porn every day or your brain will become porn damaged and everything you look at will look like porn in some way.
 

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Lol I am best over the hope loss roller-coaster as I can be. the threads more a look back at how I dealt with it and interested to know how others do. Maybe help a few folks. Recently I bought a catapult. I'm getting to be a reasonable shot. Haven't killed any squirrels yet, but got one right on the ass from 30m this morning. It hardly flinched, grabbed a passing squirrel, looked be right in the eye and started fucking. Now there's a deep spiritual message in there somewhere...
 

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Lol I am best over the hope loss roller-coaster as I can be. the threads more a look back at how I dealt with it and interested to know how others do. Maybe help a few folks. Recently I bought a catapult. I'm getting to be a reasonable shot. Haven't killed any squirrels yet, but got one right on the ass from 30m this morning. It hardly flinched, grabbed a passing squirrel, looked be right in the eye and started fucking. Now there's a deep spiritual message in there somewhere...
The key is recognizing there is no hope
 

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Lol I am best over the hope loss roller-coaster as I can be. the threads more a look back at how I dealt with it and interested to know how others do. Maybe help a few folks. Recently I bought a catapult. I'm getting to be a reasonable shot. Haven't killed any squirrels yet, but got one right on the ass from 30m this morning. It hardly flinched, grabbed a passing squirrel, looked be right in the eye and started fucking. Now there's a deep spiritual message in there somewhere...
Definitely a deep spiritual message in there somewhere, I once threw a rat off the top of a building and when it landed it just ran away like nothing happened, which I always found odd. It didn't fuck or nothing but you still have to respect his karate
 

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They're tough little critters. I guess life prevails in one form or another. Physics says energy cannot be created or destroyed, only converted from one form to another. I say my aim is getting better. This squirrel was making those annoying noises they make from the top of a tree. First shot on the ass from 30m. In fact possibly the same critter was a jumping whilst ball bearings whizzed past the little cunts ears. Energy cannot be created, but you can improve your aim on a daily basis
 

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They're tough little critters. I guess life prevails in one form or another. Physics says energy cannot be created or destroyed, only converted from one form to another. I say my aim is getting better. This squirrel was making those annoying noises they make from the top of a tree. First shot on the ass from 30m. In fact possibly the same critter was a jumping whilst ball bearings whizzed past the little cunts ears. Energy cannot be created, but you can improve your aim on a daily basis
These are astro physics facts buddy, energy can't be destroyed but your aim can improve and then when it's good enough, you aim at the energy and then it won't be so big and tough all the time any more
 

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I dunno man, there are training with title like "Market like Eckhart Tolle"
He's good with his words, but there's no deeper meaning behind it
 

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I dunno man, there are training with title like "Market like Eckhart Tolle"
He's good with his words, but there's no deeper meaning behind it
I've heard this specific critique levied against Tolle many many times and the reason I think it might be true is that what he's saying in his most famous book, I don't remember the name now but it's blue, is simply too good to be true, the world simply doesn't work like that. Its like a fun jaunt in positive reinforcement with a spiritual aspect shoehorned in, and I don't actually remember a word of it, I just remember that it was jaunty
 

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I think its called the power of now. But tbh I don't need a life coach just a better aim
 

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I think its called the power of now. But tbh I don't need a life coach just a better aim
Yes, that's the one!! It's like trying to impregnate a dildo, maybe, or something else probably, I can't sleep ok
 

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Definitely a deep spiritual message in there somewhere, I once threw a rat off the top of a building and when it landed it just ran away like nothing happened, which I always found odd. It didn't fuck or nothing but you still have to respect his karate
I chucked a brick at an expensive carp when i was on a college trip once trying to be funny. It died.

I've felt terrible about it ever since.
 

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For mental health, omega oils,exercise, and a good diet really make a difference. Though I do hate myself on the way to gym at 7 am,wishing I was still in bed
 
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