Here is an old tale that is part of the Zen tradition. The parable became extremely popular in Japan, from where it reached the West in the 20th century.
A lot of us are putting a lot of effort into being more fully present and to being ‘here now’ and we head towards the fire, and in the process, we lose our sense of humor. What are the ways of taking care of ourselves in the process?
Mihály Csíkszentmihályi talks about how he became interested in the positive potential of the psyche, what it means to be ‘mad’, and the importance of flow for humanity.