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Nothing Means Anything #emptiness

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New mantra. No thoughts.

I have recently tried this new technique. It helps to manage anxiety, over thinking (rumination), excessive worrying and instantly returns you to the present. All you do is stop thinking.

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If you are stuck, step out of self-centredness

I have been reflecting on what snapped me out of emptiness. Why, suddenly, after 2 years of nothingness, everything started moving again? Those 2 years were terrifying – spiritually, financially, socially and emotionally. Yet it was scarier to go back … Continue reading

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Do you send notes to a future you?

Do you write yourself future notes? I like to play this time travel trick, especially when I worry about something. For example, I added this note above in my calendar for a future me in March nearing 2 years of … 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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Surviving the pandemic – TikTok videos that soothe, inspire and uplift #happiness #anxiety

#3 This is exactly how I felt most of 2020 – do you relate? (source)

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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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Emptiness as freedom. The Void by Alan Watts.

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