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Peak Experiences: You Might Feel Good After You Meditate – That’s Not The Point

"There are many ways to obtain altered states of mind. These special states are addictive. It feels so good to break free from our mundane experience. We want more. For example, new meditators often expect that with training they can transcend the pain of ordinary life. It's disappointing, to say the least, to be told… Continue reading Peak Experiences: You Might Feel Good After You Meditate – That’s Not The Point

Self Forgiveness

Thoughts On… An Attempt At Self Forgiveness + Bodhichitta

Today's post will be a short one. Before I wrote this, I came across a fantastic photographer whose photos I'd like to insert throughout this post. ❤ Two weeks ago, I set a couple of intentions in order to practice self forgiveness - to practice loving self-talk and to write about feelings of guilt. I… Continue reading Thoughts On… An Attempt At Self Forgiveness + Bodhichitta

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Thoughts On… A Week of Self Determination

"I've started to realise that everyone's afraid. From the people who speed past red lights to people who complain endlessly. Scared of not having enough, scared of not being enough. Scared of loneliness, scared of isolation. Scared of death, of running out of time. Scared of suffering, scared of rejection. And in this way we… Continue reading Thoughts On… A Week of Self Determination

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A New Perspective on Ego, Emotions & Distress Tolerance

"Not abiding with our energy is a predictable human habit. Acting out and repressing are tactics we use to get away from our emotional pain. For instance, most of us when we're angry scream or act it out. We alternate expressions of rage with feeling ashamed of ourselves and wallowing in guilt. We become so… Continue reading A New Perspective on Ego, Emotions & Distress Tolerance

Self Acceptance · Setting Intentions

Self Acceptance – Setting Intentions

The past couple of days, I've been feeling really lonely. I'm in a new city, in new accommodation, with new people. The place isn't really what I expected. In my room, I feel claustrophobic, isolated and lethargic. So I'm not the motivated and inspired person who wrote the last few blog posts. I sat down… Continue reading Self Acceptance – Setting Intentions