Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?

To be healthy is fundamentally also to be happy, whatever that means for each of us, or if not happy, at least to acknowledge and even embrace the unhappiness.  The donkey EEyore in Whinny the Pooh embraces his sadness and it's his way of being, so it's his "happy". I would see myself in that … Continue reading Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?

Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Whatever you don't want to do but do anyway, do with awareness. Whatever you don't want to feel but feel anyway, feel with awareness. And finally, whatever you don't want to think but think anyway, think with awareness. When you "get it" for real you'll probably have had enough of whatever it is you don't … Continue reading Feel the smoke, to stop smoking

Life is a Process; Not Isolated “Nows”

The difference between emotions and feelings is often explained by Jung's definition: emotions comes from a learning or a memory, and the feeling is a biochemical reaction to an emotion or thought. The emotions us humans experience, anything from happiness, to sadness, to extreme joy and depression, creates different feelings. Our body releases different chemicals … Continue reading Life is a Process; Not Isolated “Nows”

Life is too Short to Hate, Never too Long to Love

'Life is too short to hate but never too long to love.'  When my daughter wrote this she was only 7 years old. She slipped the note of paper under the door after a fight with her sister. She didn't want to say it face to face as she just didn't want more fights, but she could say it … Continue reading Life is too Short to Hate, Never too Long to Love