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LIVING A LIE – When Self-Interest Trumps Truth

Fear, Life November 3, 2016 No Comments

It is an eye opening occasion to see good people choose self-interest over truth. We are not discussing enlightened self-interest here. Enlightenment has not entered the picture when one steers away from the truth in order to avoid its consequences. The trouble that arises as a consequence of truth is, in fact, NO trouble at all. It may be inconvenient…

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My Panic Attacks

My Panic Attacks

Anxiety, Fear, Mind August 18, 2016 No Comments

I was in my early thirties when I had my first panic attack. I wondered at the time where the word “panic” came from and found that it derived from the Greek god Pan, whose sudden appearance caused terror, like that of a stampeding herd of cattle. That’s just what it felt like. I was driving home at night with…

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The Wisdom of OWLS Finding Liberation From Conflict And Suffering

The Wisdom of OWLS – Finding Liberation from Conflict and Suffering

Anxiety, Depression, Fear, Mind July 27, 2016 No Comments

Revised October 2017 Have you ever watched an owl in the wild? They seem to have endless potential for just sitting, observing, watching – turning their heads 360 degrees on whatever it is that has captured their attention. “Sometimes, simply by sitting, the soul collects wisdom” – Zen proverb There are many wisdom sayings and stories that use the actual…

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5 Reasons Why You Should Never Fear Regret

5 Reasons Why You Should Never Fear Regret

Fear, Mind July 15, 2016 No Comments

Why You Should Never Fear Regret Regret is a curious part of the human condition. On some levels, it is necessary for morality and compassion to flourish. It can be the driving force behind personal development and a key part of the changes someone makes to get their life back on track. But that only works if you have a…

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