Occasionally we fall into a funk. We get stuck in a rut and can’t seem to get ourselves out. Has this ever happened to you? It happened to me recently. I noticed some underlying fear, but not sure why or of what. When I noticed the fear and sluggishness, I checked inside and found lack of inertia, and beginning to doubt myself. Then a red flag went up. This is all illusion created by the grand master of illusion, my deluded ego! Ah ha! Got you! So, I cleaned up my room, took a shower, and let the ego go. I said, “bye bye” to the tricky ego, and felt so much better. It is amazing the power our ego can have over us, if we allow it even a slight crack in the door to enter. It is so important to remain vigilant, ready to counter any negative attitude or emotion that arises.
Humility is life’s central pillar. Without it our ego puffs up. Our head swells like a hot air balloon. We fly away into another reality and lose our friends. Life becomes very lonely. As ego […]
Now that we’ve begun loosening the tight grip on our ego, seeing through it like water in a mirage, or a hologram, our focus naturally turns to compassion. When there is less, “me, me, me,” […]
What about self-compassion? In our modern stressful world filled with anxieties and fears, insecurity often tags along. Sometimes insecurity fuels anxiety and fear. Sometimes anxiety and fear fuels insecurity. Self-compassion becomes very important. If we […]