Unwell Self

Pema Chodron

What happens when you begin to feel uneasy, unsettled, queasy? Notice the panic where you instantly grab for something. That grabbing is based on hope. Not grabbing is called hopelessness. So what does it mean to admit that we feel like a piece of shit and not be squeamish about it? That’s the compassionate thing …

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Not personal

You are a function of what the whole universe is doing in the same way that a wave is a function of what the whole ocean is doing – Alan Wilson Watts so stop taking it all so personally!! 🙂 or expecting to understand each movement!! Bookmark0


“There is vitality, a life force, energy, a quickening that is translated through you into action, and because there is only one of you in all of time, this expression is unique.  And if you block it, it will never exist through any other medium and it will be lost.  The world will not have …

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Just notice

When an inner situation is not made conscious, it appears outside of you as fate. – Carl Jung ALSO seen as C.G. Jung — ‘Until you make the unconscious conscious, it will direct your life and you will call it fate.’ So, your ONLY job right now is to NOTICE – not fix or change, that will stop you …

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Reduce world suck

Many years ago, as a teenager, I despaired of ever finding a way out of the pain I was in. I eventually decided that, if I couldn’t reduce my own pain, then perhaps the next best thing was to reduce the overall amount of pain in the world. Are you lonely? Find someone more lonely, …

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Give what you want to receive

Think the world isn’t kind enough? Be kind. Think people aren’t honest enough? Be honest. Want more connection with people? Find someone lonely and connect with them. It’s so easy to add to the world … it only seems hard when we’re waiting to receive. Bookmark0