How can we fight back against an objectification of our body in society by accepting that nothing is truly as it seems?
Why mindful breathing won’t work for you
Breathing meditation is be trendy right now, but might not work for everyone. If you struggle with it, read more for alternative meditations!
Happiness is dangerous (or £100 flower pots)
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?
Suffering is ignorance, and ignorance is suffering
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).
The time I did magic
Last year I was obsessed with spirituality. But it was with the Quakers that something unexplainable and truly magical happened.
Where Academia and Spirituality collide
It's been 3 weeks since I started my course in Human Rights, and this article surprisingly reminded me of the Buddhist scripture.
How movement can heal your trauma
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!
My new tattoo and the eightfold path
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.
What if God is a placebo effect?
The placebo effect largely depends on the level of trust the patient has in the treatment, just like God's love can be felt by the people who believe in it.
Why be curious of our suffering?
Newsflash: suffering is inevitable. Even the holiest of monks and bravest of warriors experience heartbreak like the rest of us.