awareness of this puppet master – slackens the strings

thanks but can handle it friend vs master

process of awareness

source of suffering relieve suffering

it vs reality

distortion – attempt to escape the pain – addicted to things – external

what does your addiction do for you – why not have that

cost of not being ourselves to survive

disconnect from ourselves costs us

authenticity benefits outweigh not

agency takes responsibility for the interpretation, agency makes decisions

key shifts in psychology

  • normal society is bad for us not good
  • link trauma and physical/mental health
  • education and trauma
  • criminals are traumatized – treat them
  • parenting – 1st 3 years template is right
  • just have “to be” without conditions

education depends on healthy brain development – curious mastery and learning are human needs

capacity to be peaceful without doing anything