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Emptiness practice – stuff

Inspired by Ram Dass’s story of burning his possessions, his “stash”, and hopefully an impending house move (nomads never stop! 😊), I decided to go through the “memory boxes” where I store sentimental stuff – photos, travel souvenirs, small gifts … 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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My book on love addiction is now out on Amazon!

It’s a truth universally acknowledged, that a writer in possession of a blog, must be in want of publishing a book 🙂 I went the self publishing route and did it. My mini guide to healing love addiction is now … Continue reading

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Doing Time Doing Vipassana

I heard a lot about vipassana. It sounded like a very demanding practice, something next level – 10 days spent in silence as a minimum. The idea of silence meditation always appealed but 10 days of it, mostly sitting and … Continue reading

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Trip of Compassion #ptsd #psychedelics

I have not followed Tim Ferriss in a while. A friend has sent me his latest podcast episode and he mentions this film, “Trip of Compassion”, about MDMA trials in Israel to treat PTSD. What a powerful film. How can … Continue reading

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⭐️ The perfect portrait of Buddha – the art of the Ajanta caves ⭐️

I found this image ages ago in one of Nat Geo magazines, I think! It was with me and inspired my practice for years. The serene, soft gaze of Buddha guided me in my quest for inner peace, compassion and … Continue reading

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Enjoy Yourself It’s Later Than You Think 💖

I am about 15 years late to the party 🙂 but I finally watched “House”. I am a massive medical show fan but the obnoxiousness of the main character kept me from watching it for a while. I loved the … Continue reading

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