Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate can not drive out hate; only love can do that.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
We must all learn to live beautifully and be kind to one another even when there is uncertainty and change. We tend to scramble when everything is in a flux. The very nature of our existence is in a flux. Things keep changing whether we are aware of it or not.
So how can we live wholeheartedly in the face of impermanence? Is it possible for us to increase our tolerance for instability and change?
Life is not always going to go your way! This is why it is so important to practice discipling your mind. The challenge is to notice the emotional tugs things have on you. Stay with the feeling for 1.5 minutes without the story line. This is also a somatic technique that is good to work on during meditation. How long can you endure the discomfort or struggle with sticking to this exercise without letting your mind shift into stories. Many times our emotions make a very wrong story or miscommunication right. So keep in mind perception is very relative to how you feel in the moment. Be aware that most stories we tell without facts are not even true?Read More
It is not always true that “what you put into it is what you get out of it!”. You may diet and exercise until you are blue and are wondering why your body is not changing. You attribute it to discipline, until you realize you are doing a lot right and this is just taking too much to lose a pound of fat. Read More