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Digging deep…

What’s feeling sorry for yourself…??

That feeling of anger and frustration when things don’t go as planned, and when others don’t treat us the way we want, and when we make certain mistakes.

When we focus too much on this misery, our minds decide that to keep being positive is too much effort; and that is then when our minds shift to feelings of worthlessness and self-pity. Victimizing yourself takes little energy or effort.

How I deal with it.

I don’t let myself overthink things. What happens, happens. I concern myself with moving forward. And for this purpose, I make a schedule in my mind every day–cleaning, cooking, exercising, getting up at such and such time, my writing, walking the dog, learning new ways to market my books, etc.

It is all about the purpose you give yourself every day. Not about keeping busy, but about conditioning your mind to better habits far from any pointless overthinking.

What Ben has taught me.

For those of you who don’t know yet, Ben is the main character of my series “BENJAMIN JONES.” He is a 12-year-old shaman boy who has become an orphan.

In going on a magical journey to discover himself and his magic, he has taught me, and still teaches me, so much. I have created him, of course; however, he is a perfect reflection of me.

Sometimes we hide ourselves, or the truth about ourselves, deep beneath all we think we are; and so, through self-expression I have found freedom to dig deeper. He helps me discover myself and life.

All the self-pity, anger, and frustration goes away once you dig deeper into yourself. Not saying you don’t feel these anymore, but saying that your mind becomes free and doesn’t get attached to these negative feelings.

The strongest theme in the series

There are shamans, spiritual leaders, gods, demons, magical creatures, friends and foes in my series.  But the main theme is what we all experience, such being self-discovery.  It is because all that matters in this life is to grow our spiritual and moral values.

From becoming more spiritual and moral then we become better, and we start discovering ourselves and life; and thus everything in our lives turns to be better as well.  Magic exists and it is within ourselves, because, just like the main character in my series, we must experience that beautiful miracle in us through daily self-expression.

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“Ben took a few steps forward and said, “Thank you!  What I meant was, how is it possible that you can talk?!”

“What do you mean??  You can talk!  Why couldn’t we?!” protested the willow tree.

So if you seek a coming-of-age story that brings fantasy and insight, gods and demons, and more, then you will absolutely enjoy this read: All I ask is that you support me by posting a brief review.

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Don’t follow. Lead yourself.

Have no fear of being yourself. There is no normal. There is no oddity. There is no way to be. We have been influenced to believe that this is the case, that we should be this or that. But people are different. We carry different hurts, different pasts, different experiences. So, the strength, the confidence, the attractive quality does not lie in pretending to be something we’re not, or in falling in intimidation of others for being so-called “normal.”

But everything is really about saying how you think and feel. No fear of messing up. No fear of not being understood. Because any fear you have, even if you think you hide it well, it becomes your burden. This fear becomes an overactive imagination, and overthinking, and anxiety. And as long as this anxiety rules your mind, you remain a slave, you become subconsciously paranoid, and you begin feeling less than others while losing respect for yourself.

And life is really about becoming better morally, learning more, changing to better habits, new dreams, great accomplishments which bring us joy. Self-confidence is required for all this. To gain self-confidence, you have to improve the respect you have for yourself; and this can only be accomplished when you are not feeling less than others, and when your mind is not anxious or trying to be this so-called “normal” like the rest. No, in this life you create yourself; and you lead yourself without letting others influence you. You learn to love by loving as yourself, not by copying others. You learn as you go, by exploring yourself and by becoming active in what you want. Ignore the rest, and do it yourself.


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Breaking the rules.

What is love to you…??

Without putting labels and concepts to it, how do you love…??

Can you leave the rules, ways of thinking and believing when it comes to loving…??

How many rules for loving each other! Humankind has grown too attached to rules, hasn’t it…?? When you’re dating, you’re afraid of saying the wrong thing, or you’re afraid of what they could think about you, or you try to hide the way you truly feel so nobody really knows. One gets so anxious, and condemns oneself really, just because one overthinks love. And this confuses you, and it distorts what love truly is as you grow up and experience life. And this creates your character as a human being, and it affects you in all your choices and ways you feel in any aspect in life.

Once in a relationship, the same overthinking happens, maybe less anxious, perhaps less intimidating; however, the mind still seeks to control and assign labels to the experience of being with each other. People seek for a meaning to be together, they judge what the other one does, they live trying to change one another; and yet nobody sees their own flaws, their own ugly side and what needs to be improved in themselves. People argue and blame each other, and they focus on the problem as they relive the past over and over again. This sick pattern is about finding fault in the other person, and never about finding fault in oneself.

So, who creates all these things, this drama, these petty arguments…?? Too much thinking. And it always involves the other person, doesn’t it?? See the pattern of self-deception here?? Because this is not true love. This is something else. This is the “love” of the intellectual. Always looking outside himself, at the other person. Always thinking, strategizing, judging, condemning. When true love, in reality, is so much easier because it doesn’t involve thinking anxiously. Can you see this?? Can you let it go?? If you can, then love becomes magic, which means it becomes unburdened by the mind, by its labels and prejudices. And this gives you more peace, less anxiety, more wisdom, less need for control, more openness emotionally, less obsessions and stubborn thinking.


I hope you enjoyed that and apply it in your relationships.

Now, this one following is my first YA fantasy/mystery novel. It is similar, as in epic adventure type, as “Harry Potter” and “Lord of The Rings.” See if it is your kind of read.

Goodreads review:

“A story of a young 12 years old orphan boy who get guided by Indian Spiritual Guru Adit Acharya. Being Indian, I got attached with the story easily. Story line is very good. Lot of things to learn. Author Asa Rodriguez has written very good life quotes on True Love. The story is very much inspiring. I recommend this book to youngsters as adults.” ~ Ashish Jain.

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To stay in love…

Love can be difficult at times. Why??

Why does people turn to suicide??

Why can someone fall into great depression for a long time, even bringing down the immune system??

So, love. Love this. Love that. We can say that it is full of concepts. “Jealousy love.” “Angry love.” “Anxious love.” “Obsession love.” “Frustrated love.” And all the “loves” the mind interprets, right…?? But surely you can understand that these concepts are deviations, corruptions of our minds. Because if love is to be the greatest thing in life, in existence, then love cannot be these aforementioned. And love is the greatest thing in life indeed. Think about it. Love is a connection to life. It must inspire you. It must help you become confident, moral, strong in your own life.

So, if someone is to find true love without deviations and concepts, then this someone must get out from his head. Your mind overthinks everything. Love is distorted in this thinking. So, thinking, as tempting as it can be, to judge, to interpret things, to analyze this and that, doesn’t do much good if you seek to be in love. People kill themselves from overthinking in life. Suicide, depression, OCD, anxiety of all kind. Most mental illnesses exist because people overthinks and allows themselves to make concepts in life and in love. Can you see this?? Because it is extremely important. It’s not about being a doctor or about having lots of experience, but it is about leaving your concepts and think for a second about what I write here.

And I am not talking about the concept of romantic love, friendship, or some philosophy; but I am talking about true love. True love is that sensation of morality and goodness in you. And that feeling of positivity and strength in you. This love is about your everyday living, not relationships. No depression. No overthinking. No anxiety. Just love. Just being. If things don’t go as expected in life, don’t depress yourself, don’t pity yourself; but seek hard in you for some positivity. Stop overthinking and analyzing things to death. Life is to be lived. Do your best. But don’t let your mind bring you down, your immune system and all you are. So, you simply give love to life. Every day. You give your best and move on. Don’t think too much. Let it be.


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Are you frustrated about something…??

 

 

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Are you frustrated about something…??  Suffering??  Struggling??  The problem with most adults is that they have forgotten their inner child and lost the sense of wonder and curiosity in life.  Can you see this…?? 

Now immersed in their struggles and burdened by their frustrations, they tend to gravitate towards too much overthinking and serious anxiety about their current lives.  What they have.  What they do not have.  What could happen?!  Why is it so?!  When will I find someone who loves me?!  Why don’t I feel whole?! 

All this comes to the adult’s mind because there is no laughter, no positivity to see opportunity in struggle, no sense of wanting to discover the depth of life further.  This is something to ponder deeply, because, when we lose curiosity and laughter in life, we then fall into struggle and suffering easily.

 


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In the present.

 

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Don’t block yourself from that warm feeling of wholeness in you.  Don’t fill your mind with desires for something and/or someone.  Leave all the overthinking and planning obsessively.  The worst you can do is to be here while your mind is somewhere else.  Be present wholly.

To be present wholly, be actually present, stop thinking so much, and learn to value the moment you are living.  It all stems from the moment you are living right now–happiness, love, success, confidence, etc.  Don’t let your mind wander and steal from you the value of this moment.

You have one life to live, lead it from the present moment.  Many times people engage in an activity while their minds are somewhere else.  This is not productive.  This is not being aware of yourself.  This is seeking the illusion of love and happiness in your mind, instead of being yourself love and happiness in your body and in the moment.

 

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Great intelligence.

 

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Your mind chatters, judges, rebels, gets loud, attaches to all thoughts and beliefs, tries to win the argument with another person; and so, it loses intelligence.  Intelligence, great insight and understanding, is not of the mind.  Intelligence comes from the body without the chattering mind, for it comes from intuition.

For the mind to allow intelligence in it, the mind must stop the chatter–i.e., stop the attachment to pursuing something in life, and stop thinking so much all the time.  When the mind does this, it becomes still; and, when it becomes still, it empties itself to allow intuition, pure energy, great intelligence to enter.

 

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Theater of life.

 

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One of the greatest traps of the human mind, the intellectual creature, is to get caught up into struggle, dilemmas, losses, grief, suffering of all kinds.  You do not make enough money, and this will constantly make you anxious and troubled.

You broke up, or remain in a huge fight with, a significant other,  and you will remain attached to this suffering for a very long time.  You never let go of the loss of your child or other family member, and you allow this to keep you depressed.

You have a mental disease from childhood abuse, and this brings trauma to your present so you allow it to dictate how you live.  This is the dangerous loop of the mind.  It keeps you trapped, enslaved; and you like this.

You like feeling like a victim at times.  It gives you something to which you can hold on.  But this cripples you.  Life must be lived with a little laughter, much more positivity, no attachment at all, and more love and kindness with yourself.

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The Golem.

After saying certain prayers and observing certain fast days, a Polish Jew made the figure of a man from clay, and when he pronounced the miraculous “Shemhamphoras” (“the name of God”) over it, the clay figure came to life.  He couldn’t speak, but he understood well what was said or commanded to him. 

This was The Golem, and his new master used him as a servant to do all sorts of chores.  On his forehead, he wrote “emeth” (“truth”).  Every day, this Golem regained weight, incredible muscle mass with strength and rapid stature or height; and this happened as a result of all the food and drink his master gave him.

The Golem was then becoming far bigger and stronger than any other human, and obviously towering over his own master.  For fear of him growing so big and strong one of the letters should be erased, so that the first letter is erased and we are left with “meth” (“he is dead”); whereupon he collapses and turns to dust or clay again. 

But this Polish Jew hadn’t done this because he had grown fond or used to his Golem, and now the creature was too tall and strong to reach his forehead and erase the first letter.  So, in terror he ordered his servant Golem to take off his boots, thinking that when he bent down he could reach his forehead and erase the letter. 
And indeed he did just that, he successfully erased the letter leaving just “meth”; however, the whole heap of clay fell on the Jew as the creature melted and crushed him.


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He had gotten used to his Golem, even grown fond of the creature, and so it happened that he crushed him.  Has he crushed you yet…??  Has he brought you health problems yet…??  Has he altered your moods and ways of thinking yet…??  Stress, frustrations, anger, beliefs and expectations are your Golem, are they not??

All this intellectual process of overthinking and creating more problems, worries and expectations, always wanting to be in control–all this brings down your immune system, affects your nervous system, and it distorts the way you think and even feel.  Can you even see reality with your mind so clouded and darkened…??

Quite often, this Golem is left in your mind, nay, in your whole being, just growing taller and stronger, heavier and more intense, just to wreak havoc and poison you without your awareness.  Then, one day, you realize you are depressed and unhappy, and you feel a failure and emotionally reactive to anything which you experience.

So perhaps you should see the Golem you carry before this happens and you get crushed.

 




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Letting go…

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What is it which you seek to understand…??  Why do you always want that control…??–to always know everything, to always fix everything.  Can’t you see that freedom from all your pain, from all your problems, is in letting go…??


Your ego is not master of your house, only the moment is, the Now; thus, you must stop all thought and overthinking, allow the past to stay in the past, and you embrace the moment.  No pain or suffering, no confusion or frustration lives in the moment.  The heart lives in the moment.  Love lives in the moment.  And whatever lives in the mind, in the ego, as a thought or image, whether nice or not, is of time and space, chained to moods, likes and dislikes.  Whatever the mind can tell you is memories, knowledge, beliefs, deceits; and that is why the mind and overthinking is addictive, and such addiction is misery, is more thinking, is more slavery, is continuous attachment, is not letting go…


Letting go…

Whatever I know is what confuses me,
Whatever I seek is what escapes me,
Whoever I am is far beyond knowing;
My ego’s identity is always overflowing.
When my beliefs and fears arise I am not,
When words are appearing I am caught.
Why should I follow this false name…??
The vapors of the careless mind to blame.
The mind is misery away from a pure heart;
The process of letting go is the soul’s art
Through patience and faith I find me there,
And if I pay full attention love is everywhere.

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Letting go is to be highly aware of your memories and all thinking, to be aware of your own ego and its ignorant activities, to not dwell on hurt.  You do not escape from memories, from thoughts, but you do not dwell and overthink either.  Why…??  Because you love yourself so much that you shall not allow an undisciplined mind to ruin your mood and depress you, but you allow love to expand in you by focusing on living the moment with joy and ideas to better your future.


 

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