Growing up, I was not allowed a safe outlet for my feelings. They were dangerous to my caretakers, and thus to me.
Trauma can teach us that making decisions is dangerous. When the possible consequences are life-changing, how do we move?
It's a strange time to feel lonely with lockdown easing. And yet, my heart aches for connection and validation.
Breathing meditation is be trendy right now, but might not work for everyone. If you struggle with it, read more for alternative meditations!
Mental health struggles can leave us feeling helpless, even with self-care. How come I am lost again after years of experience?
Trauma comes and goes in waves, ever reminding us of remains unhealed. Recently, this has been in the linking of similar pains.
We know that desire is insidious, and that inner happiness doesn't come from things. But does desire ever make us happy, or just not unhappy?
Today was the first day of a one week retreat on the precious human life with my favourite lama, and we discussed the origin of suffering (spoiler, its ignorance).
Can we get out of black and white thinking and find weak spots in our negative beliefs that hold us back?Can we radically accept what we dislike?