I’ve made and been very proud of this statement several times, but never quite managed to get it out of my head. It’s something that I have struggled with. My bubble is that in order to get the most out of any event or situation, you have to be open to things and things happening.
My bubble is that I often have trouble getting anything out of my head. In order to get anything out of my head, you have to open your mind and be willing to think about what you know, rather than what you think you know.
This is a lot like how Ive talked about my bubble at various points in this post, but its something that Ive also really struggled with. Ive tried to explain why it was so hard, but for some reason its never seemed to stick.
A good way to open your mind and start thinking about things is with bubbles. Some people call them “mindfilling” tools, and you can read more about them here. I like to think of bubbles as a way to “free” your mind from some of the most painful mental habits.
So Ive always liked bubbles. Ive read a lot about them, seen a lot of their videos, and really think they can be a really good mental tool. But in my experience, the ones I like the most are the ones that are like this, where you fill a glass with water and then wait and watch as bubbles start coming out of the sides of the glass.
I like this. I mean, you can fill a bottle with water and watch the bubbles come out the top, but that still doesn’t count as a real bubble. You could put a straw in it, fill it with water, wait and watch the bubbles come out the bottom, but that still doesn’t count. And I mean that literally. The actual water that comes out of your straw is not considered a bubble.
It’s true that if we have a lot of water on our nose, we can count as having actually seen a bubble. But that’s really just a “blurry,” “invisible” version of the real thing. We can’t see the real thing, and we can’t really say whether or not the water that comes out of our straw is actually real.
In a world where we expect everything to be instantaneously, this is a good reminder that sometimes life is just a few steps ahead of us.
No matter how many times you’re told this, it’s not true. The water that comes out of your straw is a real thing that actually happens, but just like any other real thing, it’s more of a blurry, invisible version of the real thing.
Like any other real thing, its not perfect. When it comes to bubbles, however, its actually even more of a mess than we realize. In real life, a perfectly smooth-edged bubble just isn’t as easy to see as a completely miss-matched bubble. The bubbles we get in real life aren’t perfectly round either. They come out of the straw with a lot of tangles.