This self-development is all about your internal state, this is not about your country, culture, or your current financial condition; therefore, you could...
Corruption and illness breeds in the illusion, The common man celebrates the pollution, They lack truth and love to create beauty, But the wise man by self-love knows his duty.
Obviously, these are rather pathetic fools that fail to see the reality of it all, namely 'Oneness,' that you...
So, we are ruled or based upon two conditions, which are Time (which creates all duality) and Energy (which irradiates life into otherwise dead matter and creates all human expression); however, these two are...
The point is that these processes create more beliefs, and beliefs are what creates problems in the first place/what fuels the ego.
Impatience rushes the universe like rushing the construction of a building--i.e. if you rush the construction of a building, then, the workers won't use the best materials and methods to build, so the building will be crooked and of weak foundation, and soon it will crumble into pieces over your head.
Keep going, even though you may see only tragedy and hurt in your path at the moment, because fear and courage are two sides of the same coin; which is why the fearful can become the fearless literally in the wink of an eye, for it only takes the wisdom to mentally turn around that coin and jump from fearful to fearless, and thus change your conscious awareness of life, of your reality, and of what you should do to reach your goals. And this is my own experience.
But as the volcanic activity happens and brings these diamonds in the rough up to the surface, they transform or transmute into something exceedingly valuable and rare; as you can see in the example, this same volcanic activity in us is the sheer will or unrelenting desire to bring these raw energies (diamonds in the rough) up to the surface of our own minds to be converted or transmuted into powerful self-discipline we can use to better ourselves and our lives.
Nobody on earth is perfect, so perfection does not connect people, it distances people and it distances you from your real art. Do not be afraid of writing and developing ideas. You are in command if you wish to be and start writing patiently but steadily. Rome was not built in a day.
Being alone is a source of incredible energy and great wisdom for the mind, and that is why great artists and innovators, as well as great spiritual teachers, have talked about the power of creativity flowing from the depths of the subconscious (subconscious which can only be accessed through the process of being alone and in peace and acceptance of oneself and others).