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#80: Welcome To The Party

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Welcome to the party

This is the sentence I’m saying to myself when I experience negative feelings like being afraid of feeling the cold of the cold shower in the morning or if I’m in the gym and feeling like it’s too hard to make the next set or next repetition. It’s kind of a trigger to just don’t think too much about something and just starting doing it. Thanks to this podcast episode from Tim Ferriss with Graham Duncan.

Yeah. Another candidate would be this quote, “We are not human beings having a spiritual experience. We are spiritual beings having a human experience. Welcome to the party.” And that’s a mashup of Pierre Chardin. He’s a French Jesuit priest and philosopher. And then there’s a meditation on the 10 percent Happier app called “Welcome to the Party” by Jeff Warren where you’re saying to every negative feeling, anything that comes up, “Welcome to the party.” - Graham Duncan