Rasmus Hougaard and Jacqueline Carter 460 words, 15K views, 11 comments
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On Mar 15, 2019Jagdish P Dave wrote :
To me being existentially lazy means being mindfully aware of the actions I do in my everyday life. This kind of awarenesshelps me to make wise choices."The ability to make that choice comes from my developing a clear mind, free of action addiction.", as the authors RasmusHouggardand Jacqueline Carter state in this article.
I became clearly awareof this laziness on one nice day when was walking barefooted and fell down and got hurt. This experience made me realize how much my mind was busy, driven by action addiction. I learned a lesson of being existentially lazy, of being mindfullyawareof the choices I make in my everydaylife. I am appreciating the valueof a a couple of a few wise sayings. Easy does it...Hasten slowly... Know when non-doing is better than doing... A wise person knows what to do and not do, when to do and when not to do.
As I am growing up I have been learning many lessons mostly from me. One has been like a mantra. Take 5 deep, slow and gentle breaths before jumping into an action. This breath pause button helps me not to react but to respond, to be existentially busy. My actions come from myquiet and clear mind set and not from a cloudy and cluttered mind set.
May we all learn to be existentially busy!
On Apr 5, 2019Steve wrote :
I look at laziness in many ways, but what happens when at the abrupt end of an hectic busy work schedule, a bit of rest maybe ok.