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I share my realizations and perspectives within learning how to live life in self-honesty to expand and grow as a person in this world. #IMatter

Marlen Vargas Del Razo

583. Intimacy Starts Within

Or how to share oneself in an open and unconditional manner with others after living self-intimacy for oneself. I’ll share a about an experience that opened up while I was communicating with someone about a subject or topic that I had not particularly shared about with anyone... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

Cannabis in Uruguay: What People’s Drive Can Do

What is it showing about ourselves when we do almost the impossible in the name of legalizing a substance in an entire country? Discussing the documentary ‘Cannabis in Uruguay/ Cannabis en Uruguay’ about the drive that people had there – and other places in the world now – to ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.com

582. From Resentment to Learning and Appreciating

Or walking through a revision of past relationships and learning to let go of ‘what once was’, keeping what was good while also opening up current opportunities to communicate and learn from myself and others. So, continuing on the point of reconciliation within self and then ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

Chicago Boys and Self-Forgiving the Nature of Neoliberalism

Discussing the documentary Chicago Boys about Chilean economy and the people that got to integrate the current neoliberal model which has led the country to a disparity that most countries in the world face today –  Looking at ‘who I am’ upon acknowledging this and my process ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.com

The Ballad of Oppenheimer Park

  Discussing the documentary The Ballad of the Oppenheimer Park (La Balada del Oppenheimer Park) walking from the reactions to seeing a sad situation lived by Native Americans in a Park in Vancouver, Canada to understanding their life and process and potentially seeing solutio... —marlenvargasdelrazo.com

581. Living Reconciliation

Or recognizing the silliness of our fortressed egos that create conflict toward each other and walking a process to create peace in it. I was listening to the news this morning and heard the word ‘reconciliation’ where this is happening between some countries and what emerged... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

580. Learning to Appreciate Myself

Or how I’ve walked through consequences of feeling ‘lonely’ and how I would create relationships from that starting point to where I currently am in transforming such emotional experience into an appreciation, understanding and embracing of myself and others as equals. I’v... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

579. The Awkwardness of Change

Or facing ‘awkwardness’ as a result of having judged everything that I am now testing to integrate in my life – joke is on me! Lol One thing that is constant within a process of change is adapting to the ‘new version of me’ where it’s kind of like making space for ‘the new’ ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

578. Shedding the Past and Creating the New

Or sharing some of the process involved in giving myself authority to create the new version of me that I can be proud of living in Something that I’ve become aware of is a hindrance to creating the new within us is keeping ourselves captive to our own words, thoughts, emotion... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

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577. Creative Expansion

Or reflecting on the nature of absolutism and how to learn from others to transform it into a supportive expression I had a laugh with myself while listening to this audio here My Life of Absolutism (Part 3) – Life Review because I tend to do so when something or someone refle... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

576. Facing the Self-Created Delusions

Or how everything that I judged, thought and created as an experience towards art came back to haunt me. I’ve been busy these past weeks/months rekindling my relationship with art. It is a relationship at at the moment because – as I’ve shared before – it became a source of ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

575. Giving Myself the Green Light

Or daring to transcend self-imposed limitations (fears) and learning about myself in doing so I’ve been reflecting on the various ways that I had abdicated my own authority and existed in a ‘waiting mode’ expecting something or someone to become an ‘authority’ in my life to gi... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

574. Embracing Maturity

Or deciding to accept the fruits of self-work as a consistent self-created quality in me In the recent weeks I was able to notice some petty things that I still would ‘get me out of my center’ so to speak, where something as simple as rolling my eyes about a certain comment... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

573. What is Right? What is Wrong?

Or transforming morality into a practical assessment of what’s here for me to live, decide and act on as my creative authority What does seeing through what is apparently ‘right’ or ‘wrong’ mean? How to step out of the morality construct that I’ve been limiting myself with? Th... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

572. Selfishness and Equilibrium in Self Creation

Or redefining selfishness I am looking at this word with the purpose of practically using it as a way to integrate ‘me-time’ and self-consideration when it comes to day to day living activities where, as I’ve explained in the past, I’ve had a tendency to put-off everything th... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

570. I Matter and Selflessness

Or debunking the notion that ‘I had to suffer’ in order to create a change in the world selfless n adjective concerned more with the needs and wishes of others than with one’s own. ‘I Matter’ came at a timely moment where I had been in a way ‘breaking through’ this very... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

569. On Sacrifice and Virtuousness

Or understanding the ‘Morally Upright’ construct I’ve been living as in relation to living a process of self-change Continuing with this underlying ‘imprint’ within my personal process of self-change and the relationship to the words ‘being an example’ that can be read in my p... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

568. Sacrificial Sainthood

Or how the idea of ‘being an example to or others’ in my head became another personality to debunk In my case and relationship to living purpose, I noticed that I had defined me doing this process of self change also to ‘be an example for others’ and in that, more veering tow... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

567. I Matter: 1,2,3 Change!

Or how to short-cut ‘the process of change’ by seeing straight into the words ‘I Matter’ It’s been quite interesting to open up this point of ‘I matter’ in the past days and generally getting a sense of what the words together mean for different people, which can be read in a ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

566. Back on (the) track

Or how to decide to live a word in the small moments of our day and actually live it Today I made a decision to ‘get back on track’ and ‘on the track’ literally speaking after ‘taking some time off’ of my usual routine during the past weeks and I found it’s sometimes a bit dif... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

564. Too Quick To Judge and Reflective Aftermath

Or how to walk through an emotional reaction, deconstruct it and see what’s there for me to learn about it I had quite an experience today after watching the documentary called ‘Machines’ by Rahul Jain during the annual Documentary Festival Ambulante here in Mexico, of which ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

Facing Fears: Learning to Drive

Walking through a Fear means one thing: You gotta do what you fear doing #DecadeWithDesteni Supportive group chat here: THE UNKNOWN - why do we react in FEAR rather than BEING HERE, and what does BEING HERE mean???- 26 April 2017 http://forum.desteni.org/viewtopic.php?f=152... —youtube.com

563. From Present Tense to Present-Here and Slowing Down

Or walking through fears that create a physical tension within a new experience I noticed tension upon having to be learning to drive, it is one of those things where of course I’m not at all used to it therefore the initial fear that comes with it manifests as a form of tens... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

562.Stepping out of Character

Or how to practically challenge the ‘I will never….’ statements I’m currently doing things that I would not have done before, that I had said ‘I’m never going to do’ or that I was resisting to get to do not that long ago, yet upon also analyzing to what extent these beliefs we... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

561. From Provocation to Self-Challenge

Or how to stop putting up a fight against the world and instead challenge oneself to grow in living terms Something I tend to do quite often is watch interviews with people mostly in the field of music and arts in general, and yesterday while I was watching one about a movemen... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

From Resistance to Understanding - Decade With Desteni

Facing the nitty gritty and 'ugly truth' of ourselves and coming out on the other side to see the gift of self-honesty Recommended video: Judging Our Bodies https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0AqDd1Nfd3w If you're up for learning how to start supporting yourself, sign up ... —youtube.com

560. From Missing to Current Creation

Continuing from: 559. “I should be done with this by now” Practically looking at the word miss and upon reflecting on various things I see I have been ‘missing,’ a lot of them have to do with how I developed certain expressions within myself in relation to other people, or ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com

I am Done with That - Decade With Desteni

When believing that 'I should be 'done' with a pattern or a reaction by now' I had to be self-honest and humble to realize I am not in fact! 559. “I should be done with this by now” https://marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com/2017/04/17/559-i-should-be-done-with-this-by-now/ ... —youtube.com

559. “I should be done with this by now”

Or how to let go of control and rigidity while doing some self-investigation This is the reaction that I got when having to look at a particular word that was placed within my attention to look at, and the word is ‘miss’ as in missing. When first looking at it, I considered ... —marlenvargasdelrazo.wordpress.com