n a capitalist world that rewards the mechanical status quo, it is hard work to suffer from disabilities or mental health gracefully. But since we can't help doing it anyway, what is the best way to suffer nowadays?
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).
How to let go or the lost conduit to source
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?
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.
Any talent not shared turns into pain – Elizabeth Gilbert (or the silver lining to our suffering)
Elizabeth Gilbert, needless to say, wrote Eat, Pray, Love, and is all in all a beautiful source of inspiration for me. I found this tied in beautifully with the four noble truths of the Buddha. The first states that suffering is inevitable: to live is to suffer. The longer we deny this reality, the more... Continue Reading →