Attitiude 7 – Letting Go

“If you want to forget something or someone, never hate it, or never hate him or her. Everything and everyone that you hate is engraved upon your heart; if you want to let go of something, if you want to forget, you cannot hate.” ― C. JoyBell C. This is last of the seven attitudes […]

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Attitude 6 – Acceptance

  “Some lose all mind and become soul, insane. Some lose all soul and become mind, intellectual. Some lose both and become accepted ― Charles Bukowski This is the sixth of the seven attitudes that Jon-Kabat-Zinn believes are the basis for Mindfulness. So what on earth is the idea of Acceptance? Definition: Simply put, coming to […]

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Attitude 5 – Non-Striving

. . . My opinion is that you never find happiness until you stop looking for it. My greatest happiness consists precisely in doing nothing whatever that is calculated to obtain happiness: and this, in the minds of most people, is the worst possible course. I will hold to the saying that:”Perfect Joy is to […]

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Who are you?

Originally posted on Julian Summerhayes:
“When I discover who I am, I’ll be free.” ― Ralph Ellison, Invisible Man Your name? Your job title? Your bank balance? Your circle of friends? You don’t honestly know, if only because, apart from your social conditioning, you’ve never looked much further. It’s OK. It’s like that for most…

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Attitude 4 – Trust

“The beginning of love is the will to let those we love be perfectly themselves, the resolution not to twist them to fit our own image. If in loving them we do not love what they are, but only their potential likeness to ourselves, then we do not love them: we only love the reflection […]

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