Posts by Ricky Derisz

Ricky Derisz is the founder of MindThatEgo.com. Join his newsletter for a free copy of Mindsets for Mindfulness, a practical guide to navigating the ego on the spiritual path. He’s the instructor of The Superpower of Self-Compassion, an affordable online course with video lectures, meditations, and exercises. More content on YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, and the MindThatEgo Podcast.

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Conscious Escapism: The Benefits of a Spiritual Cheat Day

“The road to excess leads to the palace of wisdom… You never know what is enough until you know what is more than enough.” ~William Blake

Many people discover spirituality through suffering. I found the path due to years of depression, anxiety, and psychosis. Part of the awakening process is identifying behaviors, traits, habits, or thoughts that don’t serve you. As your behavior changes, so does your diet. Not just what you eat, but everything you consume, including what you listen to, watch, read, and pay attention to.

Orthorexia is the term given to an unhealthy focus on …