Ego’s death rattle begins as resistance ends. We can check ego’s vitality the next time we’re criticized, put on hold, cut off in traffic or nursing a groin pull.
Resignation is not acceptance. Resignation is a mental construction, a poor-me narrative. Acceptance is a thrumming vitality, a sense-charged liveliness. In the precise moment that a situation is completely accepted, the situation changes.
- Eat less.
- Move more.
- Accept what comes.