Everyday Suffering

A spiritual journey

Soon after discovering buddhism it felt like I was embarking on a spiritual journey…. and that was exciting. Ordinary life can be so boring and tiresome and the spiritual realm seemed to offer so much opportunity...

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Emergence of our pure potential

In general I try to be mindful of training my mind in ways that make it more peaceful and positive, understanding this helps cause the pure potential in oneself to emerge. But knowing the best way to do this isn’t...

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Breaking free from our conditioning

Understanding the conditioning of oneself, and human conditioning at large, is no easy thing. Whether we like it or not, we’ve all been conditioned to one extent or another. So the issue isn’t so much about...

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The path to enlightenment

Making the decision to follow a spiritual path is arguably the most meaningful thing one can do with their life. What more can be said of following the most superior path of them all, the path to enlightenment?...

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Harmony in our relationships

Learning to develop harmonious relationships can be one of the most challenging aspects of life. I mean, let’s face it, for most of us even finding harmony within ourself can be a challenge, let alone learning to...

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Finding mental freedom

Devoting our life to understanding and improving our mind is immensely beneficial and rewarding. Ultimately this will lead us to a state of complete mental freedom. However to achieve this I think it can be very helpful...

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Transforming our existence

A few weeks ago my partner and I decided to trade in the ordinary lifestyle, escape the ‘hamster wheel’ way of existence and leave to travel the world for a few years. In a sense you could call it a...

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