May, 2017 Archive

Learning to embrace life

When you truly take the time to sit back and reflect on it, isn’t life such an amazing thing. And yet it feels like it can pass us by so quickly and sometimes we can be left wondering where it all went. Very often...

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Reducing mental busyness

Over the Christmas break I was hiking in the mountains in New Zealand. As I was walking along, appreciating the beautiful scenery…. there was a dialogue, as usual, commenting on everything I saw and how I was...

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Our ultimate nature, emptiness

In the last post we looked at the emptiness of the self, or we could say how the self we normally see doesn’t exist, and that observing the duality within our self helps us to realise this. Why? Because we...

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Identifying the nature of self

In the last post we looked at a couple of conventional views which aim to explain, if not who we are, then how we came to be the way we are. In this post I want to explore this concept of the ‘actual’ or...

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Who am I?

Who am I? Is this the existential question that has plagued mankind since the beginning of time? Well… errrr no, possibly not…. but maybe it should be. So what is the true nature of the self? I’d like...

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