Tag Archives: happiness

“Happy is, who forgets, what cannot be changed.”

I am not into watches so don’t know who Philipp Wagner is. But what he says in this short documentary stuck with me. He quotes a line from the Die Fledermaus operetta. No point dwelling on it, save your energy … 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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Self-control is strength. Calmness is mastery.

Being able to stay calm in triggering situations is a power. Being able to pause, for a tiniest fraction of a second, and see options available to you at that point other than snapping into reactive mode, acting out the … 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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My life is my message

Ram Dass keeps reminding me of this quote. Imagine if every moment of our life we remembered that this was our mission?

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So, a job found me…

After 2 years of emptiness, I am back in the energetic vortex of the Universe and things are moving again. I do nothing, yet nothing is left undone 🙂 In the end, despite all my (half assed to be honest) … Continue reading

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The Wisdom of Trauma with Gabor Maté #ptsd #mental health

I have learned about Gabor Maté from his work with psychedelics and then discovered his amazing work on understanding addiction and childhood trauma. This documentary is a beautifully made summary of his work and the many people he helped over … 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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Transforming Anxiety – with Elisha Goldstein and Action for Happiness

Fear + Uncertainty = Anxiety. How true. Who has not felt anxious in the last year? Elisha Goldstein says that 1 in 12 of us used to suffer from anxiety before the Covid pandemic, and now it is 1 in … Continue reading

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The Egg – a beautiful story by Andy Weir

A friend’s partner lost her dad to covid recently and he asked us for resources on grieving. Among other resources, I found this beautiful story by Andy Weir about death, after death, God and reality. The animated version is above.

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