The searching, is the suffering.

“Any time you are trying to get out of suffering, that is suffering.” - Lisa Cairns The searching for something else, other than this right now. Something over there, something better, is what causes us to suffer, in my opinion. The searching is a lie, a mirage. It's a distraction from what is already here. It makes [...]

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The Hero’s Journey; How to make living in Hell more tolerable.

Suffering is all relative. There's many different types of Hell. It is my belief, that the journey into Hell, through Hell and out the other end of Hell, is The Hero's Journey. For me, for the past 3 years, I haven't been working or living really, due to anxiety, severe depression and burnout. Just surviving, [...]

One big way we seem to mess our kids up.

In my opinion, one big way people can and do, mess their kids up, is by not being aware of and integrating their own shadow parts of themselves. Shadow parts of ourselves, are the parts of us we reject, and don’t want. It could be anything, including negative feelings we don’t want like anger, sadness [...]

Acceptance = liberation

Sorry there’s been a lack of fuel from me recently, but now I’ve quit my job I’ll have more time to dedicate to this blog that I love so much! "If you find your here and now intolerable and it makes you unhappy, you have 3 options: 1. Remove yourself from the situation, 2. Change [...]

Jim Carey has a profound experience

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lsQJyKhmqkQ "I woke up and I suddenly got it, I understood suddenly how thought was just an illusionary thing and how thought is responsible for if not all, most of the suffering we experience. And then I suddenly felt like I was looking at these thoughts from another perspective and I wondered who is it, [...]