Everything we “think” about the world and ourselves is just an opinion, or a judgment. A label, or an identity. It’s not actuality. Actuality is that we are here now, and now is all there will ever be Continue reading Soundbath Meditation Hour
It’s all about Me and I’m the problem: Continue reading It’s all about Me and I’m the Problem
“I’m not a drug addict, a Jew, or a ginger.
But I’ve been addicted to drugs, I’ve had a bar mitzvah, and my skin needs a boatload of sunscreen to protect itself from the giant devil globe in the sky…” Continue reading Maybe I’m Just “Me” (The Illusion of Identity)
This is a throwback to a little over a year ago when I wrote the thesis for “Shared Space” Continue reading How We Got to Now (“Shared Space”)
My “reality” is a daily attempt to understand the perspective of those who suffer.
And most of the people I engage with lack mindfulness.
It’s not their fault either…
Being mindful is not natural. Continue reading Well Shit…After This: I’m Done
Y’know, we can say that we do the things we do because we want to make a difference.
But nobody will believe it… Continue reading True Freedom
Last October, Jennifer Ann Butler changed the direction of her website by taking a personal leap. She had written an essay, a personal piece about her battle with depression. Prior to publishing, Butler spoke of mostly spiritual, holistic topics… Rather than … Continue reading I Survived Myself
“Happiness is something that’s difficult to notice while it’s happening, because when we have lengths of time where everything is “right” we almost become numb to it. It’s almost like we require “more” of something, or we get comfortable and the spark of wonder that we held for granted dissipates when we become complacent…” Continue reading How Do You Know You’re Happy?
Lust, love, pleasure and pain: All providing an escape from the existential crisis every human across all time and space has pondered… Why am I here, and what is my purpose? These questions can get lost in the vast amount of stimulation provided by the people we are around. Things people say, advice and opinions that are presented by those we respect, can all be processed as fact, when essentially, it is just opinion… I think “The Dude” said it best when he was speaking to the Big Lebowski: “Well… that’s just like, your opinion…man.” And it’s true. For everyone. … Continue reading An Opinion for Truth
True wisdom is knowing that no matter what, you are always wrong. Memories change, feelings change, and facts change (depending on who perceives them). We have the ability to let go of our “selves” and know that, in the grand scheme of life, love, and the pursuit of happiness, nothing really matters… Other than how we choose to perceive things. Understanding other people’s perspective as a story, not a fact, gives us an opportunity to process their experience as potential knowledge. Knowledge that can shift our perspective and allow us to become more aware of our place in reality; driving … Continue reading True Wisdom