• Buddhist Monks on Path
    Life Hacks

    A Coaching Journey as Explained by Buddhism

    I was listening to a TEDx talk from January 2020 given by Master Shi Heng Yi, a member to the 35th Generation of Shaolin Masters and headmaster of the Shaolin Temple Europe 歐洲少林寺 located in Germany. The talk is excellent and the story and the 5 Hindrances that Master Shi Geng Yi explained perfectly parallels the coaching journey. Here is his story: A man was living close to a mountain. And every day he was thinking: How would it be to climb that mountain? And what would I see on the peak? So finally, the day came. The man went on the journey. Arriving at the foot of the mountain,…

  • The Matrix

    What would your life look like if you were a character in a computer game?

    A number of independent thinkers and scientists are leaning into this idea – or the broader one that our current reality could simply be a simulation in a computer. It makes for an excellent thought experiment. Not for what you can do to change this – you are the ghost in the machine if we accept the idea – but if you are simply a character in a grand simulation, a great game or story, which future or story would you choose for yourself? One of pain and anguish, or one of fun and adventure? One of poverty and servitude, or one of wealth and service? And what’s stopping you?…