The companion to low expectations
The companion to low expectations is not caring so much when things don’t go as planned. Of course you should care about things you are creating or working on, but you have to let it go once it’s in the world and can’t be changed. This is the same for the results of things that you now have no control over.
Low expectations probably isn’t helpful for motivating you, but neither is crying over spilt milk.
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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.
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