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Imagine your inner life as a large community with a lot of different voices where everyone wants and needs to be heard. You have voices that keep you safe, that make sure you behave appropriately, vulnerable voices, child voices, ancient wisdom voices protective and critical voices. Some voices are more dominant than others. For instanceContinue reading “Is the ultimate goal of meditation to focus our attention on the quality of the present moment, ignoring the future, the past, and our own inner commentary?”
I feel like it’s been marketed as a cool trendy thing to do as opposed to a an actual answer to a problem. A lot of people who can really use it think it’s woo woo, so they don’t use it. Others who do use it develop a attitude of spiritual superiority, and become intolerable,Continue reading “How is mindfulness being packaged incorrectly to customers and consumers?”
An acting teacher of mine put it this way. “It comes down to schooling, when young women and men study acting in Britain it’s expected they are going to work. They cut their teeth often in the theater they are expected to discipline themselves and they don’t get by on just having a pretty face.Continue reading “Why does Hollywood keep casting British actors to play American superheroes?”
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No.. your ego is like how you learn to identity yourself in the world so that you can get your needs met. Think about your ego like a set of clothes. When we are born, we have this huge wardrobe, we have the possibility to put on any outfit we choose. If you look intoContinue reading “Does Buddhism mean getting rid of your ego?”
What would it take for you to come to the conclusion that you meditate because of not in spite of. Being centered and empathetic is probably going to do more to make you a better doctor than being busy. In our society we have made being busy a status symbol, but what does it reallyContinue reading “As an extremely busy medical student/future doctor, how do I meditate in my daily life and stay/reside with my awareness/Self, in spite of all my commitments of work and study?”
Their was once a young girl named Briar Rose that had two older sisters, they were from a well to do family, and the two older daughters were selfish, lazy, entitled, and thought the world revolved around them. They often left Briar Rose to do all the chores, took the best clothes and leaving BriarContinue reading “How can practicing mindfulness improve your success?”