Yoka said, “The emptiness that you have is not true. It is your idea about emptiness that you are holding on to. Throw it out ! Each time you approached me with your ideas like, light, energy and fragrance. They are just labels changing. Now you have again approached me with the idea of emptiness. Throw that also and only then you will be in true silence!" … [Read more...] about Emptiness, Is It True Silence?
Moment of silence
Towards the end of my drinking days I was waking up with pain in my lower back and sides. I was swollen and bloated. I found it difficult to walk downstairs; my joints were creaking, and I crept along, bent and sore, like a very old woman. I was only in my forties and I was repeatedly dosing my body with a poison that was aging me beyond my body's limits. At some point, alcohol takes the reins and your body follows into ruin. It's only a matter of time. … [Read more...] about Why I Am a Sober Mom in a Not-So Sober World
2. You Speak What's In Your Heart We humans are not blessed with the ability to read everyone's minds, so don't even try. Therefore, not expressing your emotions and thoughts will never let your partner know what's going on in your mind. Also, hiding your frustrations and disagreements can make it leak out in other ways. When you argue with your partner, you express your frustrations, thoughts and opinions. You let your partner know what's bothering you. This way things can be transparent in your relationship. … [Read more...] about 8 Reasons That Tell Why Arguments Are Better For Your Relationship
For three years now, I've traveled around the world in a fairly steady state of silence. My work demands this of me—to be watchful, listening, engaged, attentive—and I'm well suited for it. As a veterinarian specialized in wildlife welfare and conservation, a large part of my job is to fade into the background—then watch, and wait, and simply notice what is going around me. … [Read more...] about To Take a Risk