Needs vs Desires

In the words of Osho, desire is need gone mad. By Madeline Johnson

I haven’t read Osho’s book When The Shoe Fits yet, but I think I might.  If you have read it, I would love to hear your thoughts, negative, positive or neutral.

I have always been interested in Taoism but absolutely confused and overwhelmed by the cryptic meanings.

Read: A Riddle on the Essence of Wisdom

It’s statements like
“The Tao never does anything, yet through it, all things are done.” 


Taoism is more than just a “philosophy” or a “religion”. Taoism is more like a system of beliefs, attitudes, and practices.

Some claim that the path of understanding Taoism is simply accepting oneself. Live life and discover who you are. Your nature is ever changing and is always the same. Don’t try to resolve the various contradictions in life, instead learn acceptance of your nature.

I haven’t read any of the Tao te Ching, but it was Osho’s description of needs versus desires that really resonated with me today.


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Author: Madeline Johnson

I help health, fitness, nutrition and beauty businesses grow. Specifically, businesses building things to make us look and feel great, so that includes fashion, tech and spas too. I have two sites, one about marketing and brand building, which is and another which I started to inspire everyone to become the very best they can be while leading more purposeful lives filled with gratitude and greatness. Both sites include studying and curating the very best experts and masters for improving performance, achieving success and living a thoughtful and intentional life. I am also obsessed with how technology can improve our health, fitness, nutrition, meditation and mindful practices while reducing stress and creating calm amidst the chaos of modern existence. Both sites are about my interest in self-discovery and personal growth.

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