#003 | What If… Everything we do is a Distraction?

In episode 3 of “The Paradox of Life,” “What If… Everything We Do is a Distraction?”, Monique Lindner and Colin Scotland explore how our daily activities might be steering us away from our deeper purpose.

They discuss the impact of social media, work, and even leisure activities on our quest for a meaningful life. This episode encourages listeners to reflect on their intentions and the potential for distractions to either enhance or detract from life’s richness. Join us in this thought-provoking conversation about finding balance and fulfillment amidst life’s distractions.

TOPICS COVERED

  1. The concept of activities like watching TV, sports, and using social media as potential distractions from living a meaningful life.
  2. The importance of finding balance between leisure activities and fulfilling life’s true purpose.
  3. The role of intention in determining whether an activity adds value to our lives or serves as a distraction.
  4. The discussion includes a tarot reading, emphasizing the importance of what we invest in and the outcomes we receive, reflecting on escapism versus enrichment.

TAROT CARD PULLED

Queen of Pentacles

QUOTES / INSIGHTS

  1. What if those things that we find ourselves doing are distractions from our true purpose?”
  2. “Everything really is about the intentions you put into something.”
  3. “What you put in is what you get out.”

RESOURCES MENTIONED

  1. Tarot of Curious Creatures by Chris-Anne as a tool for insight.

SUMMARY

This episode encourages listeners to reflect on their daily activities and motivations, urging a more conscious approach to life. It’s a call to examine our intentions, to find a harmonious balance between pleasure and purpose, and to ensure our actions align with our deepest values and aspirations.

Through thoughtful discussion and personal anecdotes, Monique and Colin invite us to consider whether we are truly living or merely distracting ourselves from the richness life has to offer.

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