Breathing meditation is be trendy right now, but might not work for everyone. If you struggle with it, read more for alternative meditations!
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).
Nothing wrong with a bit of pleasure, but why do we equate it with happiness and where do these two things differ?
In the mind-body school of trauma, movement is a staple to recovery. Often we associate bodily sensations with danger, so we disassociate. But gentle movement therapy can help!
I was thinking about the cycle of suffering we go through, blaming our behaviour on our childhood. Can a little thought experiment free us from resentment?
Two years ago in a Nepalese lake town, I got a lotus flower tattooed on my left wrist. Finally, I got my other wrist tattooed with the dharma wheel.
Who am I? Am I accomplishing all that I am meant to be? Questions like these are what keep many awake at night.
We have all suffered heartbreak, and we all carry around scars. How come it takes so long to heal, and what does it say about our spiritual wellness?