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Denial

On November 23, 2014 By

Denial –
Or to Deny, often understood as a 4 letter word.. Something bad, something we should avoid ‘doing’
Yet is it?
We weren’t born in denial, we learnt how to do it, it was a survival mechanism employed to help the vulnerable young get through childhood. Problem is we never got over it, the art of […]

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Download a short meditation

On June 2, 2012 By

Using the Tibetan Bowl Eric has created a very simple meditation for you to download.
 
The meditation consists solely of the sound of the bowl, the intention is to sit quietly and notice your thoughts. When you hear the sound of the bowl give your attention to the sound, and listen to the sounds as it […]

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Tonglen

On April 25, 2012 By

Tonglen – the Buddhist practice of embracing the pain and suffering of others
Westerner have developed many ways to take away the pain and suffering of others, all of these approaches require someone to do something to or for the ‘suffering’person (medical intervention; allopathic or wholistic and all the other therapies that are so prevalent […]

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Verander eerst de relatie met jezelf
 
Als we de balans en harmonie proberen te herstellen in ons leven kijken we doorgaans eerst naar een plaats buiten onszelf .
We werken harder, slimmer en zijn in het algemeen druk met pogingen de situatie om ons heen te verbeteren of te manipuleren.
Al dit “doen” kost energie, tijd en vaak […]

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Future – what future?

On March 1, 2011 By

Future –  What Future?
Que sera sera – Whatever will be will be.. Well, it will if we content ourselves to sit back and let it.
When we choose one path over another we subtly alter or confirm our allegiance to a belief pattern and give it energy, this is how humanity has evolved over the ages, […]

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An alternative approach?

On March 1, 2011 By

An alternative approach…
We see the world the way we expect it to be. While we expect things to be a certain way that is how they will be. When we are not content with that manifestation, we try to manipulate it, to change it, to make it fit with some concept we hold.
Yet all the […]

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Your world, My world

On March 1, 2011 By

This is a ‘Fact’!
I suspect the definition of ‘fact’ may be dependent upon the number of people subscribing to that ‘fact’. The more subscribers, the more something is accepted as a ‘fact’.
What starts out as a lie, a small piece of propaganda, can quickly turn into a ‘fact’, such is the nature of the world […]

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Anxiety – an airborne dis-ease

On February 28, 2011 By

When we notice how certain situations create strong feelings of anxiety (anger, frustration, depression etc.) in us we are on the first step to freedom from those states. Until we recognise that these feelings arise because of past conditioning, and will continue to arise if we don’t change the program that creates them we […]

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Battling with the self

On February 28, 2011 By

Losing the battle
How many times have you heard someone say “my friend lost their battle with cancer”? Do you really think it is a battle that must be fought and won? Do you really believe that the body is at war with itself? Because if you do, then you will have a battle on your […]

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For those consciously on their Spiritual Journey, ‘Clearing’ provides a unique approach to life that supports you and those around you.
Mindfulness is a key in many Buddhist practices, ‘Clearing’ gives you  ‘Practical Mindfulness’ a hands on, every day, way to develop greater awareness, enhance your ability to live in the moment, not […]

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The moment you become aware is the moment of choice.
— Eric Dowsett