E.H. , one last thought to get your mind reeling. Check this video out.
If you want to get right to the essence of what he is saying begin 23 minutes in
Let me know what you think if you want.
The reality that we think we see is not reality. It is our own made up version from stored memories. The universe is creative. Science has proven this.
Living from memory is living from the dead past. It is necessary for technical purposes to remember a language or drive a car. But psychologically we suffer because we have made up a center, a self image, a me, that works to protect and defend itself at all costs.
It wears you out, makes you gloomy, steals your joy. And many never realize that they are traveling in this feedback loop from hell.
When you see what is really taking place. Then there is creativity, freedom and love.