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When Love Is the Foundation

When Love Is the Foundation

We don’t often talk about love when we talk about mindfulness, but in fact love is such an integral aspect of awareness that the two cannot be separated. Spiritual teacher Ram Dass therefore rarely uses the word awareness on its own. He calls it ‘loving awareness’....
Switching Self-Improvement to Self-Love

Switching Self-Improvement to Self-Love

So often in life we become quite fixated on the idea of improving ourselves. And I think when people first come to mindfulness they have this idea that this is what mindfulness is all about – making ourselves better. But mindfulness is not so much about...
Understanding Karma

Understanding Karma

Few concepts are as misunderstood as the concept of karma. It’s often perceived as a kind of reward and punishment system that is woven into the fabric of the universe. People may assume that the more good deeds they do, the more they will be rewarded with good...