Great post! I am thinking now about activities that I’ve felt internally compelled to do (as in, I did not really have a choice in the matter), and whether they were fun.

I think a second distinction needs to be made: does the compulsion come from one’s ordinary, everyday mind or someplace deeper? It seems your bike ride was compelled by the latter so maybe that’s why it turned out to be so fun.

Hope you are enjoying the first week of your journey!

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