When it feels like the rug is being pulled out from under you, remember there is no rug and no you. At least not the ones we normally relate to. Everything is like a dream, an image in a dream when we wake up. It seemed so real, but then we recognize, “it was just a dream.” This attitude helps soften the rough edges, and smooths out the bumps in life. It eases “mendokusai” [Japanese], or hopelessness and apathy in English.
Barchey in Tibetan means obstacle. Have you ever had a day that started on the wrong foot and continued that way throughout the day? Sometimes this is due to barchey. It can be a powerful […]
Disappointment can be a tremendous inspiration. It can give us the opportunity to see ourself more deeply, as we really are. When bad news is received, the normal reaction is become upset, sometimes angry, or […]
When the world feels like it is caving in around you, take a few slow deep breaths and step back. Everything seems so solid and real, but nothing is. We feel so solid and concrete, […]