Tag Archives: emotions

Life – a mass of vibrations

“Everyone transmits.”  – Adi Da Samraj I was noticing recently that I’m not as disciplined as I used to be, and also not as happy.  It occurred to me that perhaps there’s a connection there?  (I don’t mean “disciplined” in … Continue reading

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Working with negativity – Chögyam Trungpa

Yesterday I expressed dissatisfaction to a friend about certain things, in the context of having to make a decision. My friend’s response made me feel that he did not approve of me expressing such things. It got me wondering about … Continue reading

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Meditation, emotional digestion, and mental constipation

When I was young, I made a commitment to myself to meditate twice a day.  But the clarity of that commitment sometimes faded and I found myself wondering why on earth I would ever do such a thing. Perhaps there … Continue reading

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Addiction and the illusion of control

I’m not an addict, obviously,1 and I’m sure you’re not either.  We’re much too sophisticated for that — too educated, too experienced, too full of spiritual wisdom.  You and I are on top of things; we’re making our way in … Continue reading

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Fear as cause of illness – The Mother

Many people feel anxious these days, what with economic uncertainties, earthquakes and hurricanes, the constant threat of layoffs, the rapid evacuation of manufacturing and high-tech jobs overseas, difficulty finding customers for our goods and services, threats of terrorism or the … Continue reading

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Bach’s Rescue Remedy (flower therapy)

Have you ever felt emotionally paralyzed by shock or stress?  I have.  While resorting to God (or buddha-nature, the Great Spirit, etc. or perhaps tonglen, depending on your orientation) seems to be the best solution, along with such things as … Continue reading

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