Why existential crises may be a good thing

With the state of the world, it’s common for people to feel more out of place. Existential crises seeks answers to unanswered questions. It seeks to find the truth. Though sometimes it leads to depression and a pale outlook on life. When done the right way, it can result in an happier human. Ok, you may then ask

How to do existential crises the right way?

  • Asking the questions that can be answered : Choosing to ask the right questions that can be answered here on earth is a great step. Beware of glamorized questions with no possible answers. Ask questions like : Can life have a purpose? Rather than, Why did God choose me to be born in this position.
  • Avoiding generalizations: Try not to generalize the world just because of your current circumstances. Don’t make declarations to suit your current situation.
  • Look at the positives: Life may seem full of evil, but at the same time there is still good. Don’t try to dwell on evil in your existential pondering. Find the positive things going on, no matter how little they may be.
  • Refrain from carrying out unhelpful research : This is similar to looking for the positives. Don’t carry out fear based research to prove doom.
  • Be open minded and humble: Keep yourself mind open and have humility in acceptance. Even if things seem tough, remember just like everyone else you have a purpose, for good.
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Perception is reality 

‘What you see is what you get’ can’t ring any truer. Perception of things is what makes up our version of reality. Reality is not real, but a crafted concept from the imagination of our individual thoughts. We make our lives pleasurable or sad by what we choose to see and what we choose to ignore. Most times we ignore the obvious good and focus solely on the bad. How then do we expect our reality to be pleasant? When we see others succeeding and we react with jealousy or chalk it up to luck; how then do can we expect good fortune?

Life can be bitter even for a man with the latest cars, clothes, popularity and splendor. Physical reality has no influence to what we focus our energy on. Energy is the key to life and the way we use it is very vital to our existence. We attract what we put our energy into.

Let’s put our energy in the right perception and welcome the best reality.

What is Life? 

Life is a tale of no tales. A weird jumble of fun inconsistent meaning. When I think about what it means for one to live, I feel like bursting into laughter. Sometimes though the feeling is closer to tears. Life cannot be explained. Some might call it vanity, some call it our temporary home, some might say it is a tale told by an idiot… But life is so complexically – simple that it has no definition. But life is meant to be lived well and for discovery of meaning and purpose. Only when will discover this, will we reach the next stage of understanding ourselves. 
– Yenzy oh

Don’t dim your light

“Don’t dim your light to make anyone  comfortable. Live your life as a standard for yourself. Don’t let the fear of judgment trap you. Let them call you anything they like, but as long as you are not perverted or hurting anyone, ignore the calls for conformity. Shine so bright like a crazy star.”
Yenzy oh

What is Inspiration 

“It’s that seed of thought that is planted, enlightening the human mind of the wonders of possibilities. The things that we can do from a mind of creation are stunningly endless. It’s a fine dance between our consciousness and the subconscious. We realize how close to gods we really are. A glimpse into a pool of our potentials can be described as the start of inspiration. However, it starts just as it dies. Just like a seed planted, our destiny for greatness is up to how much we utilize our actions.”

-Yenzy oh

Understanding the meaning of Gratitude 


Much like consciousness, gratitude has many unique levels. Essentially, gratitude is the best gift to give in addition to receive. Gratitude has to be heart-felt and sincere. Show gratitude all the time and your focus is going to be on the beneficial and your attention is going to be placed on what you would like. There are an assortment of approaches to practice gratitude.
Through keeping a gratitude journal, you’re probably going to grow your gratitude and through this, you will likely grow a number of other Christian qualities too. Then create a daily custom of gratitude, morning or night, run through the particular things you’ve got gratitude for. Expressing gratitude is proven to give people a large emotional lift. Gratitude is a great medicine. Although it is something which everyone can experience, some men and women appear to truly feel grateful more often than others. Expressing gratitude is an essential aspect that could reshape and transform any negative life situation into the success that you want.

At best, you will experience gratitude via the little number of methods by which you can delight in spending your free time when not on somebody else’s watch. Loosely defined, gratitude is the sensation of appreciation and thankfulness for all of the blessings and acts of kindness that you have gotten in your life. Gratitude gets us through the difficult stuff. It is among the simplest and most powerful strategies to transform your life. Gratitude and resentment or anger can’t reside in the same region at the very same moment.

Eat in Gratitude, as the direction through which you eat your food could be equally as vital as the sort of food which you eat. Gratitude is the ideal attitude. Employing gratitude to modify your attitude is such a very simple and rather effective jewel for self discovery.Seems somewhat trivial, but gratitude may change your life. Gratitude is an excellent motivator when you will need cooperation. Gratitude is actually a grace when you think about how it is able to make you feel. Gratitude is also an answer to the present. Gratitude isn’t a one-time event but instead a mindset which requires cultivation. Gratitude is a timeless instance of the concept that what you concentrate on, expands. Gratitude isn’t just the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all of the others.

When you’re in a state of gratitude, you’re engaging in among the greatest vibrations one can experience. The condition of gratitude is a great thing for your well-being. You enter a place of gratitude for what you currently have. Taking a while to sit quietly and think about something you’re grateful for will help lower the negative ideas and feelings and replace them with positive ones. It also helps you recover from trauma. Gratitude was proven to play a major part overcoming trauma.

Happiness is easy. If you are quite grateful, life will change a good deal. There are those people in your life, and there’s beauty on the planet. Expressing Gratitude is the key to Success. If you need to be effective in life, begin being grateful and thankful for all of the things you have. Give thanks for the many blessings you presently have in your life, and they’re going to increase. If you’re able to truly have a look at your life and everything in it and be grateful, you’re a great deal more likely to be content, and to bring in more of the exact same to yourself later on.

Not only is it a gift from God, it’s a present from God that you don’t even deserve. Truly happy individuals recognize that everything they have is not just a gift they don’t deserve, but that it’s a present to be used for God’s glory. One of the best gifts of gratitude is it is not possible to feel both positive and negative emotions at the very same moment. A disposition of gratitude is important for all of us to develop too. An attitude of gratitude can be rather infectious! You may use the attitude of gratitude to obtain more of the excellent things in life.

The fantastic spiritual traditions all teach the worth of gratitude. You can begin your gratitude meditation practice by first choosing the right place that does not have any distractions. Practicing gratitude meditation on a normal basis is the best method to move towards happiness. So, when you say your gratitude prayer, think what you can do in order to give back, today. You could decide to say a very long gratitude prayer daily, listing the things for which you’re grateful. If you concentrate on what you do have, you are going to be astonished at the blessings that enter your life.

Why money isn’t everything, but power is

If I tell you money is overrated, I’m sure you’ll look at me like I’ve lost my mind. But from looking at how the world worked and still works, you will understand what I mean. If the people in power who mint and create money suddenly decide to stop, what will happen? Will the rich still be rich? That was why in the past, the truly wealthy had their wealth measured by gold.

The Gold standard was key because it was considered one of the most valuable assets. It was even more important because it was rare and was of a limited supply. The ground has to be dug to search for gold. These reason made it a mark of wealth. The same goes for silver and the not so respected bronze. Diamonds were a sign of wealth too (basically most natural resources), but gold, silver and bronze were key trading (buying and selling) materials.

In some places, cowries were used by the masses to buy and sell. Cowries were also natural to the earth, but they were not precious enough to make one rich. And of course the famous trade by barter. By observing trade by barter, you’ll see how money just acts as an exchange of value. The ancient ones gave something they had for what they wanted. For example, someone who wanted to buy a small/ medium plot of land would negotiate with the seller on what was needed in exchange. This kind of big transaction was mainly done by the rich and the exchange was likely gold or silver. But a lower value person who lacked gold might suggest given 5 rolls of cotton and 100 potatoes. If the buyer and the seller agree on this value of exchange, the sale is made. But this was stressful many times, as the seller might not want what the buyer has. This lead to the buyer doing barters with other people to get what the seller values.

So basically money is an affirmation of someone’s value. What does this person have that can make me have what I want? But money is a controlled supplied entity, unlike gold. And even the latest buzz in the financial field, Bitcoin (and other crypto currency) is still a controlled supplied entity. Though Bitcoin might have a fixed number in existence and cannot increase, it still isn’t gold. The nature of the coins are just like Fiat money – Absolutely changeable and unstable. It can crash and increase depending on how the strings are pulled.

Now to the other part of the title “…, but power is”. Defining power in the first place is a complex subject. It has so many definitions and sometimes blended in with authority. At the end of the day, power is simply the ability to control. Whatever controls someone has power over the person. Let’s say I have a boss, he tells me when to go and when to come. He has power over me. If I’m susceptible to being controlled by my emotions, it has power over me.

Are all powers bad? No. And vice versa for the opposite question. The people who created the system of money have the power. The people who created the system of crypto currency have the power. Well, God created Gold and we all know of His power. Take note that I am not condemning money ( As me and money attract and like each other), but rather the thinking of forgetting that the world is ruled by power.

No, the world is not ruled by money like you’ve been made to think. Because if money is a show of inherent value, obviously those who have power will have it. It’s like a bird having feathers. That’s easy, because all you need to do is be a bird, feathers are part of the bundle. There can be a country today that solely decides not to have a currency and it can be a wealthy nation. It’s just that the powers that be will not like it and try to suppress them. Why does the world all follow the US dollars? Even when pounds and Euros have an higher value. Power. That’s to show you how people follow power first.

Actually when people say that they need money, they mean something else. Most times, it’s many other things. They might mean that they want to enjoy the luxury of wealth. Or they want to have new clothes, visit another country, build a house, buy books, etc. Money is just a synonym of ” Enough value to have what I want”. What about credit cards? Those pieces of cards that lets you get stuff free that you have to pay for later. That is still perceived value. That money does not currently exist for you, but you are allowed to buy while your value decreases. You have to pay back, or you get into debt as a valueless person.

So, value is synonymous to power as money is synonymous to wealth. The unwise chase money as a means to no end and do not get much of it. While those who understand the concept and creation of money, get as much of it as they want. This is because they strive for power, as much as they want to acquire. Then money cannot control them, but works for them. And if money turns to rubbish today, it will not affect their wealth.