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? Continue reading What if we DID choose our parents?
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. Continue reading My new tattoo and the eightfold path
After delaying gratification, accepting responsibility and the importance of truth, we will read about the final ingredient to processing pain according to Peck: balance! Continue reading Balance: The final part to processing pain
The journey to self-discovery isn’t linear; it’s a constant back-and-forth.
Awakening, whatever that means, is not a one-time event. Continue reading “Anything exposed to light becomes light.”
Today I will speak to you about accepting responsibility. (yay, everyone’s favourite!) Can we solve a problem before accepting responsibility for it? Continue reading Start living by accepting responsibility!
You do not procrastinate because you’re lazy, but because you prefer the easy.
How do we find beauty in our problems? Continue reading Delay gratification, avoid suffering
Who am I? Am I accomplishing all that I am meant to be?
Questions like these are what keep many awake at night. Continue reading The self as what we cannot bear to contain
Why do we forget lessons we have learned already? Why am I intend on making the same mistakes again? A reflection on the knowing that comes with failure. Continue reading Failure leads to deeper lessons for me
This is a saying in the addict community to describe our using. The poetic nature of it strikes me, and I can’t help relate the saying to all. Continue reading First Magic, then Medicine, finally Madness
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? Continue reading How to let go or the lost conduit to source