Tag: Freedom

How to Be Free in An Unfree World

 “The only way to deal with an unfree world is to become so absolutely free that your very existence is an act of rebellion.”...

Understanding How Trauma Takes Up Residence in the Body and How We Can Release It.

'Trauma affects the entire organism... healing from ptsd means being able to terminate this continued stress mobilization and restoring the entire organism to safety'...

Can Structure Free Your Life?

Structure is often thought of as a major limitation on human life. But is this really the case? Does structure limit our ability to...

The Romantic Paradox of Healthy Detachment and Unconditional Love

“True love is the complete victory of the particular over the general, and the unconditional over the conditional.” ~ Nassim Taleb I do my...

The Art of Solitude: The Secret to Self-actualization

“All of humanity’s problems stem from man’s inability to sit quietly in a room alone.” ~ Blaise Pascal We live in a hyper-connected world. The...

Finite and Infinite Heroism: Changing the Game of Life

"What limits people is that they don’t have the f*cking nerve or imagination to star in their own movie, let alone direct it." ~...

Why Ignoring Emotions Can Hurt Us

There was a time when I loved to dance in the rain. I would kick off my shoes, run into the street, and laugh...

Why Do we Make Life so Difficult?

I recently came across this TED talk by Jon Jandai, which basically talks about how we as humans make our own lives complex. You're...

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A Look at the Powerful Practice of Walking Meditation

 “The mind can go in a thousand directions, but...

Why do We Fear Death?

“A man who thinks that death is the enemy...

7 Signs Your Chakras are Out of Balance

“Meditation is nothing but withdrawing all the barriers; thoughts,...

7 Pitfalls on the Path to Enlightenment

Ah, enlightenment… So motivating. So inspiring. So misunderstood. Exasperatingly...

Why We Keep Making Decisions We Know Are Bad For Us

"Forgive yourself for not being at peace. The moment...

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7 Buddhist Koans and Their Meanings

Buddhist koans also called Zen Koans are a guiding light in the darkness of life. They have been used for centuries by Zen teachers...