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The concept of Surrender is often misunderstood as giving up, resignation or inaction. In fact the opposite is true. Surrender is a conscious and definitive action which if practiced, leads to freedom and peace of mind. Surrender is giving up our...
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Def. From The Oxford English Dictionary - 'Attractive, lively and animated' When was the last time you allowed yourself to be really vivacious? What I mean by that is the ability to express your joy, your vibrancy, your spark, fully. I was out...
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“Friendship is always a sweet responsibility, never an opportunity” (Khalil Gibran) – this may seem obvious, but in practice I can often forget. The statement, ‘relationships are a responsiblity’, came to me in my meditation this morning. Examining it...
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When I’m confused about something and not sure what action to take, or when I find myself trying to control or manipulate a situation to suit me and what I want, I practice handing it over...to something other than myself,...
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It’s not easy being me when I’m tired, intolerant, irritated, needy, hungry, fed up, lonely, pissed off, scared, in fear of losing what I have or in fear of not getting what I want, disappointed, hurt, upset, frustrated, dissatisfied, despairing,...
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Several years ago, when I was still reeling from the death of my late husband Nigel, I called Brad Brown, who was a great teacher of mine and many thousands of others. He had come to visit me in the...
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I was with a group of business facilitators yesterday, and we were discussing how to best communicate to the participants of the workshop this message: it is ok to feel. Many of us are afraid of our feelings, especially the ones...
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It has taken me about three years to be able to sit for 15 minutes and if I’m lucky I can reach 20 minutes quite comfortably. The mind is loud at the best, or should I say the worst of times,...
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Over the past few days, I have been reflecting on how contaminating judging another human being can be. When we judge others as basically ‘wrong’, we perceive them through that mask of judgement, and seeing them through our judgements poisons...
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This morning I got monumentally ripped off by an electrician, but I had no choice but to pay him for the 10 minute job he did, charging me for 2 visits because he couldn’t fix the problem on the first...
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