Category Archives: emptiness

Happy New Year 🥳

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GO WATCH Everything Everywhere All At Once NOW!!

To begin with, I’ll only say GO WATCH THIS FILM IMMEDIATELY (I watched it on Prime in the UK). Below I continue with my thoughts.

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On purpose

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Are you stuck? #inbetween

Are you stuck, Or are you incubating?   Are you empty,  Or are you liberated?  Are you lost,  Or are you reassessing?  Are you drifting,  Or busy manifesting?  Are you lacking,  Or great at letting go?  Are you slacking,  Or … Continue reading

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Absence of that that we do not want is happiness itself

We often overlook absence of something undesirable, our minds focusing on the next thing, next goal, forgetting that absence of something undesirable has been our goal in the first place and is hence an important part of our happiness. Take … Continue reading

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I float on the thin film of an illusion that we call reality.

I am empty but not in a bad way. I don’t need to be anyone or anywhere anymore, I don’t have goals or projects, I still wonder about purpose occasionally but I accepted not knowing. I is the source of … Continue reading

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Finding enlightenment in the in-between state

It takes some training to equate complete letting go with comfort. But in fact, “nothing to hold on to” is the root of happiness. There’s a sense of freedom when we accept that we’re not in control… This may lead … Continue reading

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The Emptiness Survival Kit is finally here. Happy positive disintegration!

How is your June going, fellow nomads? I am dealing with the opposite of empty. We have received a call and are hosting a Ukrainian refugee family. That required quite a bit of prep and paperwork. Suddenly there are 3 … Continue reading

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The self-help advice I actually need

I am tired of the mainstream self help advice. I am tired of being told I need goals, better goals, different goals, more commitment, more discipline, more faith, more trust, better routine, better structure, new framework. I am told to … Continue reading

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“In the end, one reverses all views”

As I age, I realise that there is no such thing as absolute truth – only points of view. There is no black and white “right and wrong”. Just shades of “depends”. The more I know the more I realise … Continue reading

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Just another dust cycle

I think about the melodrama of my life, the so called problems that seem so solid, real and long-lasting, and words that someone told me ring in my mind: “We will all be dust at the end of it.” It … Continue reading

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The Emptiness Mantra

I read about this mantra in one of the books about Buddhism. I instantly had to look it up. Now it is my daily companion reminding me “to keep cool”, to remember, to see beyond phenomena and people behaviours. Om … Continue reading

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Goodbye, the winter of the soul. Blessed, we sing a song to spring.

Last year was hard. Many of my friends are mystics or psychonauts, both of which often come with existential crises, dark nights of the soul, depression and unemployment. As the social roles and identities fall off, the soul reawakens and … Continue reading

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Five Hindrances – going beyond emptiness

I have recently watched this talk on five hindrances to self-mastery by Master Shi Heng Yi. I read about Five Hindrances, a concept new to me – desire, anger, restlessness and worry, sloth, torpor and boredom and doubt (I memorised … Continue reading

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The light of the void. The void of the light #RamDassMusic

Where do you stand in relation to hope? Are you hopeful? Or is it hopeless? Both of them are traps. Best place to stand is half way between hope and hopelessness. Standing nowhere, being everywhere. Doing what you do. — … Continue reading

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