Did you ever hear about the Ascetics, those people who tried to be so holy that they beat their flesh at any impure thought? I used to admire their ability to practice extreme self-discipline and self-denial as they so passionately sought inner wisdom, contemplative ideals, and connection to the divine. But at the same time,… Continue reading 30 Lashes
How do you feel about your shadow self? The term shadow self refers to the unconscious part of us or our "dark side". Often we are either suppressing it or unaware of it on a conscious level. Once we become aware of our shadow, we can choose our relationship with it. It is in fact… Continue reading Why, Hello Shadow Self!
What you finally gave up... You finally gave up trying to impress others or hiding the parts of you that are too weird. You finally called it quits on the life you thought that you needed to live. You finally released control that you never had to begin with. You finally gave up your policies… Continue reading What You Finally Gave Up
I found this book in a Little Free Library when I was walking through my neighborhood a few years ago. It called out to me and I gobbled it up in a couple of hours. I revisited it again the next day because it had so many juicy pieces. It spoke to me about self-love… Continue reading Mastery of Love
Bliss + Discipline= Blissipline. So be a disciple of your bliss; in other words, what you love. Follow those things that bring you happiness. And I am speaking of happiness, not just temporary pleasure. So how do you do that? Well, like any good discipline it takes study. It is about learning how to listen… Continue reading Follow Your Bliss…ipline?