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What’s your mentality?

Mentality is psycho synthesis, it is our way of thinking that determines our behavior and action.

Everyone in today's world has and lives with a philosophy, a way in which one organizes his energy internally and externally. Internally with his feelings, ideas, visions and externally based on his reality, that is, according to how he interacts with the stimuli that come before him. Depending on his own assessment of the meaning of the above, he is thrown into one or into other action.

But most of the time we perceive this mentality as something personal and individual. We say, for example, this is how I am, this is how I think, this is my way.

When we are interacting with an individual, or with a group of people, then we can see that our mentality is influenced by others and theirs is influenced by us. In other words, the mentality is not static but something that changes. This change can be developmental, self-recurring, or sometimes even catastrophic.

Let me tell you a story:

There was once a Christian priest, who served with great devotion in Greece his congregants and the seniors. But he had heard that in the East, especially in India, there were also some Saints and sages, who he always felt inside that he would like to travel and meet.

But as his duties were many, he never found the time. As in his later years he was ready to retire, he decided it was time.

So, he traveled to India, found himself in the Himalayas and looked for someone who was enlightened. By word of mouth he learned that there was a very wise man living in a cave on the mountain. His students and those who wanted to see him visited him there.

As he was getting older, he climbed the mountain with difficulty and reached the cave. There he found the sage absorbed in deep meditation. He sat as usual respectfully next to him, until the sage opened his eyes.

Then the priest said to him with enthusiasm and some intensity:

"I traveled from Greece and came here, as a question inside me asks for an answer: What is Life?"

The wise man answered:

"Life is like the scent of jasmine, which carries the breeze on a summer night"

The priest, disappointed, wondered:

"But what nonsense are you saying, my spiritualist tells me that life is misery and pain - agony and suffering and better not to worry about it"

The wise man said: