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It’s all rather simple and only took me 2 decades: Start by looking for happiness outside of yourself – change circumstances (location, job, etc) and people around you. Realise happiness is within, work on self-discovery, inner work, shadow work, inner … Continue reading
Happiness is not something to aspire for. Or rather, you will aspire for it but discover it’s something else altogether. Happiness is painfully shedding everything that does not let you see That you are already happy. That you don’t need … Continue reading
Resilience in Buddhism, a different perspective to find happiness, joy and peace #burnout #unemployment #anxiety
When you find yourself in a predicament, see it from a different point of view. “Happiness is sorrow, sorrow is happiness. There is happiness in difficulty, difficulty in happiness”. If it’s so bad it’s impossible, know it too shall pass, … Continue reading
On my To Be List are: Joy, Peace/ Calm, Love, Purpose, No anger, No thoughts, No self, No craving. The latter 4 can be replaced with one word – Empty.
…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
Below are 3 events that I am aware of and am taking part in to mark these two great events. I will be watching solstice at Stonehenge live (today 16:01 GMT and tomorrow 08:09 GMT). I am not an astrologist … Continue reading
In the quote below Zen Buddhist Ruben L.F. Habito says that when we meditate (or are being mindful), that expansive feeling of calm, oneness and peace that we experience is us reuniting with the Divine, God, higher self. Could it … Continue reading
I’ve been mini-retired for 6 months. Retirement is a great way to practice emptiness. Six months of non-doing and facing uncertainty is when I usually hit the psychological threshold and the monkey brain spirals into anxiety. You know the script … Continue reading
This sums up the manifesto of this blog, my key values and is a signpost for anyone starting on a spiritual journey.
On Quora there are plenty of Q&A along the lines of ‘looking back, what would you advise your 20 year old?’ I think I finally have the answer and it’s not ‘eat less sugar and floss daily’ (though this advice … Continue reading