• Wednesday, July 24, 2024
How Tonglen Practice Healed My Pain After Trauma

“Tonglen reverses the usual logic of lamister suffering and seeking pleasure. In this process…we uncork to finger love for both ourselves and others; we uncork to take superintendency of ourselves

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How I’m Learning to Feel Confident Without Approval

“Children need to finger seen. Adults do, too.” ~Unknown As a teenager, I played the flute for well-nigh nine years. I never practiced—apart from that guilt-ridden last half hour prior to

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How I Created My Own Roadmap for Happiness When I Was Feeling Lost in Life

“Doing what you like is freedom, liking what you do is happiness.” ~Frank Tyger Life is a web of uncertainty, where we often believe we are on the right path, only

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Why It’s Hard to Hold a Boundary and How to Make It Easier

“The only real mismatch you will overly have in your life won’t be with others, but with yourself.” ~Shannon Adler I sat in my chemistry matriculation during my junior year of

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7 Steps to Deconstruct Your Anger So It No Longer Controls You

“Holding on to wrongness is like grasping a hot coal with the intent of throwing it at someone else; you are the one who gets burned.” ~Buddha For as long as

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When It’s Time to Let People Go: How I’ve Lightened My Emotional Load

“Love yourself unbearable to let go of the people, thoughts, and habits that are weighing you down.” ~Karen SalmansohnMore than a year ago I started unpacking and cleaning out my

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8 Signs You’re Carrying Deep Shame and How to Start to Heal

“If you put shame in a petri dish, it needs three ingredients to grow exponentially: secrecy, silence, and judgment. If you put the same value of shame in the petri

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Embrace a Moment of Space: 5 Easy Ways to Create a Daily Meditation Habit

“Meditation is choosing not to engage in the drama of the mind but elevating the mind to its highest potential.” ~Amit RayIf you’re reading this and you follow Tiny Buddha,

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How I Found My Worth in Spite of My Father’s Abandonment

“Because if I myself saw my worth, I wouldn’t wiring my worthiness on someone else’s seeing it.” ~UnknownI can’t be sure which title I would have preferred. Daddy, Poppa, Pa,

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How Childhood Bullying Influenced How I Treat Others as an Adult

“For me, that strong when is grounded conviction and boundaries. The soft front is staying vulnerable and curious. The mark of a wild heart is living out these paradoxes in

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