On The Importance of Allowing Ourselves to Feel What We Feel
If emotions are signals, we better learn how to read them instead of pushing them away. It’s not an easy tasks but if we want a life of self-knowledge and meaning, we truly can’t skip it.
Do You Know Your Near Enemies of Compassion?
Are we acting out of compassion or is it something else? Learn about the near enemies of compassion as presented by Chris Germer and based on Buddhist psychology.
The Mind Is Not to Be Trusted — But Its Observer Is
Working with our minds isn’t easy. But maybe we’re approaching this work in a wrong way? Listen to what Michael Singer has to say about mindfulness — and what beautiful metaphor he presents to us.
Can We Drop One Basic But Important Expectation?
Have you ever assessed your source of unhappiness and found it to be something rather ridiculous? Even when it’s something real? If we deepen our mindfulness practice – or simply use this reminder – we can experience more freedom and lightness, even when we’re in pain.
What Pride Month Actually Asks From Us
On Pride Month or any other month, I invite you to choose a part of your legacy to be to create a society (a community!) that is a bit more open, a bit more inclusive, and a bit more compassionate. But I hope that legacy involves speaking out for our LGBTQ community. That is nothing…
Are There More Dimensions to Our Liberation?
Could there be more dimensions to our liberation? This was the question that came to mind as I was watching an interview with ALOK. ALOK (Alok Vaid-Menon) is a writer, public speaker, and artist whose very existence seems threatening to some. Why? You’ll see it in this interview.
The Power of Good Questions
When how to express our needs is never taught, and a direct question is considered rude, learning how to ask for what we need is no small task. So how do we start asking better questions? How do we empower ourselves and cut through confusion in conversations with others?
Are You Using Anger As a Fuel?
When times are worrisome (I do mean politics, yes!), we have to be careful not to turn to anger for fuel and not to confuse hatred with a measure of care.
Can You Lie to Yourself Better?
Neurolinguistic programming tells us that to have a better life, we have to start having better thoughts. But how do we do that? Listen to what Marisa Peer – a therapist, speaker, author, and overall lovely lady – has to say.
A Simple Exercise To Move Through Discomfort
I understand it’s not enough to say “just normalise discomfort”. OK, cool, but how do we do that? What can help us to take that uncomfortable action? Luckily, there are some practical tips here.