Living an Aligned Life

Most people don’t live a life that’s in alignment with what they want to do. That’s not a criticism of any of those people; for our entire history as a species we have had to spend most of our time doing things we don’t want to do in order to survive.

All of us are going to have to do things which we don’t want to do. Next week I have to file my taxes. Two days ago I had to wake up at four in the morning. The problem isn’t that we sometimes have to do things we don’t want to do, it’s that we choose life paths that lead towards goals we don’t actually want.

This creates a doubly bad situation, because progress towards any goal is filled with things you don’t want to do. There’s some strategy around minimizing that and finding enjoyment in mundane tasks, but

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