Spirituality

ENOUGH! Can We Choose to Break Our Addictions? Part 2

We all have addictions, big or little…. We might, for example, be addicted to our own point of view, causing unnecessary harm through bigotry or hypocrisy. We might be addicted to coming in first, or never trying because it is all too hard. We might be addicted to getting people to say nice things about us, or making them angry with us so we can blame them for our misery…. In the end, we are addicted to our own self-pity. Read More

ENOUGH Buddhism and Addiction Image 10 - Equanimity
Spirituality

ENOUGH! Can We Choose to Break Our Addictions? Part 1

One of the main points about Buddhist teachings is that we can change our minds for the better. “Better” … means being in balance…. It means we accept the world for what it is and ourselves for what we are…. It means we give up the blame game…. It means accepting the things we cannot change and doing something about the things we can change, whether…inside our heads or outside in our homes and environment. Read More

Sitting like a Mountain: Building Your Inner Foundation
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Sitting like a Mountain: Building Your Inner Foundation

I’d like to start this new blog in this New Year by asking you to visualize something. Imagine that you’re entering a meditation hall in a beautiful retreat center in the type of place in nature you love: by the ocean, in the mountains, or the forest; even on the moon, with a breathtaking view of the Earth through enormous windows. Read More