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Observing Bias

Sometimes all you can do is laugh at the hilarity of the situation. How did things get this bad? You say to yourself. How could things be this bad in the first place? No one could ever imagine getting into this situation.

Until you find yourself there.

Along with being able to laugh at yourself, being able to laugh at the situation is a sign of strength.

Woe is me.

But not for pity, for strength.

You’ve found yourself in extraordinary circumstances.

Now to get out of them, and ensure that hilarity does not ensue.

Tim Bunting Kiwi Yamabushi

ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Hi, I’m Tim Bunting AKA the Kiwi Yamabushi, a New Zealander who became a Yamabushi Ascetic in the Dewa Sanzan mountains of north Japan. I’m part of the Yamabushido team, and we host life-altering Yamabushi training on the Dewa Sanzan (website link). People come to us for the ultimate mindfulness experience, to reach the next level, or simply connect with nature and themselves.


I’m on a mission to summit all 100 Famous Mountains of Yamagata Prefecture to spread the splendour of this fabulous location, and in dedication to all those who lost their lives out in nature, including my father.


On my daily blog I post thoughts of a practicing Yamabushi that I hope people can use to better themselves and live as fulfilling a life as possible.


Sign up to the weekly Mountains of Wisdom newsletter, follow me on social (Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Twitter, TikTok, Clubhouse, all @kiwiyamabushi), or send me an email via the link below to stay in touch.


Tim.

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Sakata City, Yamagata, Japan 

timb008@gmail.com

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