Was reading an article about how some folks who practice "mindfulness" techniques actually end up having their "inner dialogue" getting louder and louder instead of quieting down, and having that "blah blah blah" get them down...... all those negative thoughts that "just won't shut off".(How in the world can we shut that damned thing off!)Gary… Continue reading Self-Inquiry – the De-constructor of our mental “Blah Blah Blah” – from the teachings of Gary Weber
If i am walking freely, with no heavy load, it is because i have chosen or decided to do so, and have diligently dealt with the hindrances to walking freely. If i am walking with a heavy load, it is because i have chosen or decided to do so, and have allowed the hindrances to… Continue reading Walk Freely with no heavy load
Listening to our Inner Therapist "Just as our body has a system which knows how to fight off sickness and intruders, we are all born with an inner guide or system which has the ability to self-correct our sense of "home"." (vs. lostness) It seems that our DNA physical bodies set of tools includes a… Continue reading Listening to our Inner Therapist
We are either "full and complete, moving in the moment", or we are in some degree of "scattered" and in some level of despair. This is like a type of "psychological rule". Moving in the moment means that we are centered and present in this moment, living in our center or core. The present sense… Continue reading Living in the moment, or despair…. You pick
An article on religion and the future of religion..... and a "response" taken from C.G.Jung's "Memories, Dreams and Reflections"..... first the BBC article (both are a bit of a read http://www.bbc.com/future/story/20190801-tomorrows-gods-what-is-the-future-of-religion My personal thoughts: i am neither of the hard core camp of "God is a myth made by man" nor am i a believer… Continue reading The future of religion – two viewpoints
Just as our body has a self-cleaning mechanism, our mind has a self-cleaning mechanism, but we need to daily give it time and a type of "approval" to really do its work.... so it needs to be attentive in nature..... we all need to find a practice that works for us, and make it a… Continue reading Take time to center yourself
Here is a list (of things i know personally) which holds us in a tug of war in our human life.Any of one of them, can give rise to a sense of resistance or dis-satisfaction between what IS and the way we THINK or WISH things would be: - I want to have something that… Continue reading How much of our life is lived in dis-satisfaction?
These pages discuss in simple terms, the major schools of thought in Psychology https://www.verywellmind.com/psychology-schools-of-thought-2795247
The common western viewpoint of a human being, is that we are tied up in the world of good and evil. It is quite widely believed that humans have a bent towards this dark side, and if left to their own, the dark side wins out, and the person becomes bent. It is due to… Continue reading Are humans basically good or evil?
Here is an example of the old guard fighting to regain its position of authority in this society..... as with Jordan Peterson, villianizing the left, and doing their best to legitimize their position....... scare tactics using terminology like civil war etc. On the one hand, if human society needs clear rules in order for humans… Continue reading The Struggle towards awakening – Left and Right