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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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The next message you need is always right where you are #RamDass

Is it manifesting we need to learn, or letting go, surrendering more to see what’s already there? It is not a new sign, a message from the Universe that we need, but rather to still ourselves, quieten our minds, open … 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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Non-doing does not mean inaction. Love yourself through stuckness.

While there will always be a part of you that finds comfort in complacency and overwhelm in the presence of change, the key is to encourage yourself in every step, and to be patient when results may vary, so you … Continue reading

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Change the world by being yourself #happiness #selflove

What is it with us and self-love? Even the most advanced practitioners and spiritual seekers seem to struggle with it and specifically the thought of being judged by others. The infamous “what will people think” is a big one. For … 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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When you change the way you see things…

…which is why I call the game Levels and Lenses 😊 if something is not going right, if I am stuck or suffering, and I can snap out of the victim mode and become aware, I change change the lenses, … Continue reading

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Open your heart and love

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Silent illumination – the meditation month challenge with Tricycle.

At the moment I am working through the Tricycle Meditation Month as a 30-day meditation challenge. I am working through 4 stages of the silent illumination practice as taught by Chan Buddhist teacher Guo Gu. The links for each week … Continue reading

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Emptiness as freedom. The Void by Alan Watts.

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