Finding your Passion

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  Josh — Finding your passion, the first thing that springs to mind is the implication of the words. It implies that one’s passion is a fixed thing that you have to find. It could be either inside or outside. You either find it or you don’t. And it seems that your whole life depends on whether you find it …

An Intimate Relationship

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  In 2015 in cosmopolitan London, England, rabbis from a Hasidic sect suggest to release a decree that would ban women from driving their children to school. In Nigeria, Pakistan, and many other countries girls have to fight for their right to go to school. Discrimination, used by people to assert their power, has always proven to achieve the opposite. …

Three Difficult Practices

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  Recently I listened to a teaching session on video by the American Buddhist Pema Chödron on Udemy. In her introduction she talks about what she calls the three difficult practices of Buddhism. The 1st difficult practice: Recognise what is happening. The 2nd difficult practice: Do something different. The 3rd difficult practice: Do it continuously. Pema Chödron also mentions a …

A Creative Discipline

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  Is Self-Knowledge Management a therapy? In the year 2000, during our first workshops in Self-Knowledge Management (SKM), we were often asked this question. The psychotherapists participating in our events were particularly impressed by the effectiveness of the method. They insisted that it would make a great therapy. I wasn’t so sure. They told me it was a powerful and …

Organic Personal Growth

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  Every living organism needs to grow. We can also call it development, evolution, or maturing. It is one of the vital signs of life. Mystics, philosophers, and psychologists have long realised that humans are not fully developed when the body reaches maturity. We have to do something to promote the maturing process of our Consciousness. If we don’t, certain …

Living with Passion

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  Over the past few months I have been following several blogs offering information about ‘living one’s passion’. I’m always curious to learn something new from fellow seekers and their experience. Here’s what I learned in a nutshell: There is no quick or easy way from living a disenchanted life to making your dreams come true. Even Cinderella has to …