Memento Mori…

I finally got my brothers art framed… – @commixturedesigns (Instagram)

I had him draw up copies from Ryan Holidays – Daily Stoic store,

These two Pictures

‘Memento Mori’ & ‘The Dance of Death’ could seem pretty morbid to the outside world, But when you break down the meaning they are very motivational…

‘Mento Mori’ – Meaning Remeber Death

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Memento Mori

‘The Dance of Death’ has a skeleton holding a crossbow with the caption

‘“Ma flesche (asseure toy) n’espargnera personne
Vous danserez trestout ce balet, que je sonnne”

Which translates to

“My arrow (I promise you) spares no one
You will all dance the ballet of which I sing”

– Meaning that we are all dancing to the ballet of life, Avoiding the Arrow… But one day as promised we will not be spared.

 

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The Dance Of Death

 

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Begin by Descending

A blessing and a curse as a human is that we have the ability to think…

Think about our past
&
Think about our future

The problem is that we often think back to our mistakes and let them cripple us and when we look to our future we contemplate our own mortality and that scares the shit out of most of us…

So we live out our lives trapped inside this bubble fearing not only the future but in fear that we are going to make the past mistakes again…

So inside our comfy little bubble, we stick to the same routines, we do the same things with our friends, we go to the same places, we moan about the same problems (That we secretly love because they’re familiar) we had last week/month and year…

& We just live our lives on repeat

Never growing – Never living – Just existing.

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Negative Visualisation

What Is Negative Visualisation?
Why on earth would anyone want to Visualise negatively?

Lets first recap on part 1

>> The Problems with The Law of Attraction <<

The law of attraction is a way of thinking positively towards attracting the things you want…

Stuff like –
A nice house
A nice Car
Lots of money
Your dream partner
A better body
Unicorns and Fairys…

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