Monthly Archives: March 2014

Sabotaging Ourselves

In psychological parlance, the term “cognitive dissonance” refers to the mental stress and consequent dysfunction experienced by an individual who holds two or more contradictory beliefs, ideas, or values at the same time, or who holds a belief and nevertheless … Continue reading

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Where Can I Be Safe?

“Where O where can I be safe? Only in giving up all wanting and trying!” ~Rumi In Buddhism, “Taking Refuge” is a formal, ritualized gesture, indicating an aspirant’s commitment to and reliance on the “Triple Jewel”, which includes the Buddha, … Continue reading

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Memory Lane

The hindrance is only one: attachment to the past. ~ Papaji If we pause to consider our “life story”, isn’t it somewhat like remembering a dream? We might wonder: did it even happen to us? In the shadow play of … Continue reading

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