Category Archives: quotes

The joy of missing out

I am an INFJ, a personality type according to the Myers-Briggs test which turns out to be quite rare (estimated 1% of the population). Personality types are not 100% science. But to me, learning that I was INFJ and key … Continue reading

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"Who is spared in the end from leaving?" — Songs by Cacamatzin

I’ve been looking for this poem for years! I first saw it at The British Museum’s Aztec exhibition ages ago and found it recently in the old photos. The poem is by Cacamatzin, the Aztec ruler of Texcoco (source here). … Continue reading

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Practice of emptiness summed up in one cute cat image

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New practice: love the season you hate

Source: Tricycle The onset (onslaught) of the austere British autumn with its chills, wool layers and mandatory cold (or in my case sinusitis) reminded me that I am not a big fan of winter. I love spring which is filled … Continue reading

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Kafka on stillness

I have left my corporate job recently and have been on a mini retirement mainly exploring and embracing emptiness from a buddhist perspective (or as my husband puts it, doing not much 🙂 ). I am reading books on stillness … Continue reading

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This 👇

This sums up the manifesto of this blog, my key values and is a signpost for anyone starting on a spiritual journey.

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Embrace your greatness. Do not give up.

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