Depression is a kind of agony. If you have become agony and not ecstasy, it is because a large part of your life energy is happening compulsively, not consciously. It is happening as a reaction to external situations.
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No job is inherently stressful. What causes stress is our compulsive reaction to challenging situationsExpand ⇕
Anything in life, if you are doing it compulsively it becomes ugly, if you are doing it consciously, it can be made beautiful, everything can be turned into an ugly mess if you do it compulsively.Expand ⇕
Renunciation essentially means you are working towards your freedom, from compulsiveness to consciousness.Expand ⇕
People have a completely messed up idea of what freedom is. Giving in to your compulsions is not freedomExpand ⇕
Suppose, you had none of the compulsions, what would you like to do with life, that’s what you should do. You should not decide your life and the course of your life based on immediate compulsions. You decide in your life, if you do this for hundred years and look back, after hundred years if you look back, is it still worthwhile? You do that.Expand ⇕