Suffering, says Shinzen Young(a Buddhist teacher), is our pain multiplied by our resistance to the same. I feel this to be true. In Facing the Storms, I gave diverse examples of the benefits of stepping into uncomfortable feelings. With this post, I invite you to not only turn and meet the pain head on - … Continue reading From Suffering To Lightness – An EFT Script For Pain
When faced with a trying situation, ‘surrender’ is a common enough piece of spiritual advise that we give to ourselves or others. However, unless we have clarity on what this means to us, there is a danger of it being reduced to a meaningless cliche or a means of running from that which is inviting our … Continue reading What Does Surrender Mean To You?
This post may disturb those inclined towards compulsive positive thinking. But it is likely to provide much needed relief to those who feel stretched and pressured by this kind of an expectation. For myself, I have found that calling a spade a spade (and a rose a rose!) brings immense ease. So much of our … Continue reading “I must be happy. All the time.” – Is That True?
I laughingly told a friend today that I stopped making plans a long while back. I found life had other plans. And it was much easier to go along with life's plans. But it has taken me a while to be able to say this so lightly.The truth is that there are moments when the … Continue reading What If It’s Not All As Difficult As You Think?