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Acknowledge What is Real

It is important to acknowledge what is real for us. Acknowledging what is real frees us from judgement and allows us to place our focus on how we can contribute within our lives and towards one another’s happiness. Human beings become judgemental when they fail to express what they are experiencing right now, whether it…

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Attention is Important

The quality of our attention is important. It is attention that allows us to truly acknowledge the people we love. It is attention that allows us to move towards what we want for ourselves and for each other. It is attention that brings to life whatever we choose to imagine. We can improve the quality…

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Making Mistakes

Don’t try to avoid mistakes, because you are going to make mistakes… you are allowed to make mistakes. Take an approach within your relationships that will allow happiness to flourish for each individual, while also allowing for ample mistakes to be made. This approach can be established upon the solid foundations of compassion, gratitude, and…

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Embracing Dragons

The dragons in our lives are not there to be slain… they are there to be embraced. Because it is in the embrace of our dragons that we come to experience their true nature.

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The Transition to Adult Fulfilment

The growth from childhood fulfilment to adult fulfilment is one where we re-direct our focus from ourselves (as children) to our family, friends and society (as adults). Adolescence can be a difficult time filled with growing pains and hormonal changes. Fortunately, this period of life is often accompanied by ample time to experience both childhood…

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Being Offended

Being offended says more about the judgement that we place upon others, than it suggests they have done something wrong. Being offended is used as a covert form of judgemental expression (invalidation). It is commonly experienced by quiet individuals who are unwilling to express what they truly want. Although it is quiet, it is no…

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Finding Fault

As much as we find fault within ourselves is as much as we look for fault within one another.   Human beings are simply a fragment within a universal system. Therefore, when we look at ourselves in isolation, we can appear to be incomplete… to be imperfect. When we choose to see ourselves in this…

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Accessing Evolution

When we stop trying to change the things outside of our control, our attention naturally rests within who we are and how we can evolve in a mutually beneficial way.

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Authentic Freedom

Freedom comes in many shapes and sizes.   Many believe that freedom is something that must be earnt, something that must be won. This perspective becomes relevant when ‘freedom’ is our focus…. and it doesn’t have to be this way.   Freedom can be accessed through wanting what is best for one another. When we…

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Are You Awake?

Are you awake? Have you arrived? Does it feel like you have ever been alive? Or does it feel like this has only just begun?   Living in the past and the future prevents us from connecting with one another and experiencing life.   When we live in the past there are many memories which…

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Courage

It takes courage to express what we love, when it seems that everyone else is focusing on what they hate.   When we express a loving perspective, we are often countered by those who see things differently. When we spend time with people who do not see life in a loving way, we can find…

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Losing Touch?

As much as we lose touch with ourselves is as much as we become needy in the world and with one another.   The resolution to neediness occurs as we connect with our body and through our breath.

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Sharing Happiness

Do you want to bring happiness into the life of someone who you love?   The first step in the process of sharing happiness is to start cultivating happiness with ourselves.   When we are able to experience happiness without needing anything from another, we will naturally share our happiness with them…. without any effort,…

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From the Inside Out

We have the choice to create our life from the ‘outside in’ or the ‘inside out’.   When we endeavour to create our life from the ‘outside in’; we gravitate towards changing things outside of ourselves in order to create a profound shift in how we are acting, thinking and feeling. When we approach life…

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It Is All Significant

It is all significant; every moment of our life, every greeting, every glance… every human, every animal, every insect that we share our existence with.   We must see it all as significant; every beautiful human being, every vitriolic expression, every kind action, every deliberate denial, every euphoric feeling and every gaping wound. Because it…

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Why Do We Care?

It is what we care about that focuses our attention on what matters. But what if we cared about things that don’t really matter… what would be our experience of life?   Many of us care about what other people think. It is this ‘caring’ that brings into focus our own thoughts and our hypothesis…

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Why Are You in Relationship?

Relationships require two living creatures to come together in the pursuit of a common goal.   Issues arise within relationships when one, or both, of the participants believe that they need this relationship in order to experience specific outcomes within their lives. Where there is neediness within relationship, there will be manipulation and a lack…

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What If?

What if there is nothing that needs to be fixed?; What if there is nothing that needs to be done?; What if no one needs to change?; What would be the meaning in your life?   We can get caught up in trying to help ourselves and the ones who we love by attempting to…

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Be Human

Through the ages and the pages we have sought to be right, And it was the actions that we took which saw the beginning of our plight, When I see the world through black and through white, This signifies the birth of a being who is right.   When we want to be right, the…

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Being Lost

Being lost allows us to remember who we are.   Without the experience of loss there is no desire to explore. And even if we did explore, without empty space inside of our hearts, we could not love the beauty that we experience out there in the world and within the lost parts of ourselves.

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Value Relationships

Money allows us to experience many things. However, the value that we receive from all that we do, with our money, is determined by the quality of love that we feel within our bodies.   A human being who feels a high quality of love within their body will experience every aspect of their life…

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The Funny Thing About Change

The funny thing about change, is that things cannot stay the same.   We can look at life like a stagnant experience, something that requires effort in order to change. However this could not be further from the truth. The reality of life is change… change in our environment, change in our society and change…

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Love Lies Beyond

True love lies beyond joy, beyond sadness, beyond right, beyond wrong, beyond pleasure and beyond pain. There is nothing that can take us there and there is nothing that can stop us… because love exists within the heart of every living creature.

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Becoming a True Adult

Children need their parent’s acceptance, as this is crucial for their survival. True adults do not require acceptance in order to survive, all they require is their own love.   A crucial aspect of ‘growing up’ is moving past the need for acceptance. When we acknowledge that we no longer need acceptance in order to…

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Where does regret begin?

Regret is something that we have all experienced. Whether it is something that we are living with right now or it has been a forgettable experience from our past, it is accurate to say that we are not alone. Regret is experienced when we feel sad about the past because of something that we have…

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Reaching our true potential

Our goal in life is live out our true potential. This is a valiant goal, yet one which many of us fall short of. The question is why does another reach their true potential when we have not? The answer to this questions is very simple: It is all a matter of perspective.   What…

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What is evolution?

Evolution is defined as the process by which living organisms are believed to have developed from earlier life-forms.   The term Evolution is most commonly applied to the biological organism that is our body. We tend to attribute evolution to increased efficiency within our physical experience. Although true, this way of perceiving evolution requires us…

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Why do we hurt?

We have been forced to endure seemingly endless hurt within our life. This hurt appears to come from the aggression, cruelty and terror which has been inflicted upon us in the physical world. However, what if hurt is not derived from the physical? What if the foundation of our hurt could be experienced and resolved…

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Why do we hate work?

When we look up the word ‘work’ in our Western dictionaries we find that it has a multitude of different definitions, the most holistic of which is ‘exertion or effort directed to produce or accomplish something.’ This definition really reflects the way that many of our parents and friends have come to view their work….

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Is money the root of all evil?

Within certain circumstances money can appear to be the root of all evil e.g. when a family is torn apart by the craving for their deceased relatives estate. However what if money is not the root of all evil; what if there is a characteristic within humanity, rather than money, which is more worthy of…

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Time is infinite

The way that we experience time has a massive impact on the quality of relationships that we create within our life. When we experience time as finite we inevitably express judgement, this expression leads to the formation of disconnected relationships. In comparison, when we experience time as infinite we naturally express gratitude, this expression leads…

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What does it mean to feel strong?

‘I have come to realise how important it is in this life to feel strong. Not necessarily to be strong but to feel strong. To test ourself just once. To stand in front of the great unknown and know that we can handle whatever comes our way.’ ~ Christopher McCandless (Into the wild)   Strength…

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What is the cause of suffering?

We have come to accept suffering as a part of our life, as if suffering and life are the same thing. This idea has been proliferated by our Western Society’s fixation on comfort and evoking this experience through allowing us to avoid taking part in life. Our society has done this through the proliferation of…

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Possession: The idea that prevents connection

When we choose to take possession of anything we immediately place expectation on that which we are possessing. When we are in possession of anything we expect it to act and react in certain ways towards us. If our expectations are not met we then judge it as wrong and attempt to avoid relationship with…

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Relationships are everything

As human beings our life is made up by a myriad of relationships. We are in relationship with everyone and everything within our life, this includes that which we interact with and that which we think of. The word ‘relationship’ is summed up by the word ‘connection’. We are connected to everyone and everything within…

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Change starts with us

Change is constant within our life. As human beings we are constantly changing on a biological level. Our biological change is so intense that every 10 years our body completely replaces every one of its cells. This means that we are not who we were, on a biological level, just 10 years ago. So the…

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Wanting is loving

In our society we are told that we are selfish if we want “too much” in our life. This idea of wanting “too much” comes from the misperception of what wanting actually is. Wanting is not an experience that we can resolve, remove or have control over. Wanting is a natural by-product of being human….

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Pain is not real

In our western society we are obsessed with numbing our pain; whether it be our physical pain with pain killers, our psychological pain with anti-depressants or our emotional pain with addictions. When we numb our pain we actually disconnect from the information that our body is sending us, we disconnect from the sensations that we…

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Freedom: The process of making all rules redundant

When we think about rules (or laws) they often bring to mind a repression of our freedom. Because of the repression that rules symbolise, many of us try to remove ourself from them or contradict them completely; this all stems from a simple misperception. The truth is that rules are actually designed to help us…

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The true nature of all doing: Feeling

Why do we do what we do? When we look at it from the perspective of a person (someone who is separate from life) we do things in order to get something in return: money, support, relationships etc. As a person we want to get enough so that we can be in a position where…

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The meaning of life

When I first searched for the meaning of life I looked to what I had experienced in my past; thoughts and physical actions. However these experiences clearly did not hold the answer to my question, as I searched for years only to find that nothing had a fundamental meaning or purpose. I came to the…

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Can we handle the truth?

When I was growing up I saw so many human beings trying to argue the truth (usually expressed as a belief). I saw this tendency in my family, in my friends, on television and within myself. I never really questioned what this truth, that everybody was arguing, really was. Until one day I came across…

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4 layers of human experience

As human beings, the way that we experience life changes the very life that we are experiencing. This is important because it shows that we have the power to impact our life and everything that we experience within it. The question is: how can we change?   Let us start with the four layers of human…

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There is no other, there is only another

Have you heard how we refer to ourself, another and all of life? We can say things like “I don’t like that part of myself”, “That person is a bad person”, “I don’t like that thing” or “life is hard”. When we do we are implying that whatever we are referring to is separate from…

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Welcome to a new way of life

Have you ever wondered why we continue to experience so much suffering in our life?   We are incredibly intelligent creatures and we have the ability to resolve all of the suffering in our life within our lifetime. The only reason why we have not done this yet is because we have been looking in…

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