Falling Into The Trap Of Being “Good”

We grow up being told to be the "good girl", "the good boy" and when we aren't "good" in the eyes of authority we are punished in some way - either through shame, avoidance, anger or some form of discipline whether it is physical or emotional. It is programmed into us at the very beginning: … Continue reading Falling Into The Trap Of Being “Good”

Life Hack – The Middle Way

Could it be that Goldilocks was a genius? The children's tale has some serious clout and when applied to the adult life it is a strong argument. Thousands of years before Goldilocks, Siddhartha Gautama (Buddha) was teaching the middle way. The way of moderation, of the way of in-between extremes. I believe his teachings are … Continue reading Life Hack – The Middle Way

Moving Toward Forgiveness

The burden, the crushing weight of carrying old pain. Over time, it becomes less noticeable, as it becomes something we are accustomed to carrying. We don’t even notice how heavy we have become. Old hurts, past resentments colour our view. We see the world in dark shadows of things people did to us and things … Continue reading Moving Toward Forgiveness

Human Suffering and the Environment

This post is my perspective on what is happening with the human species currently. It will not be watered down, or coated with sweet words to make the facts go down easier. I have been thinking about this for a while and I do not think that what I have come up with is a … Continue reading Human Suffering and the Environment

Don’t Follow the Trends, Find Out Who You Are.

Fab diets, a certain type of yoga, a different meditation, it changes every week. What is popular is based on what is trending, but it doesn't necessarily mean that what is popular will be good for you or even work for you. We are all very different and what may work for one person may … Continue reading Don’t Follow the Trends, Find Out Who You Are.