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The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

The Useless Tree: A Story About Letting Go of Approval Seeking

During this time of disruption, upheaval and change many of us are asking big questions about how we want to live our lives, thinking about what really matters and making changes. One of the biggest themes I am noticing when I talk to people right now is that they are...
The Mental Baggage We Carry

The Mental Baggage We Carry

Today I’m going to share a zen parable about how we can set down the mental baggage we carry and find freedom right where we stand. There’s a well known parable about this. A senior monk and a junior monk were traveling together. At one point, they came to a wide...
Unsubscribing From Your Thoughts

Unsubscribing From Your Thoughts

The human mind is a double-edged sword. On the upside, it enables us to plan, solve problems, create goals and work towards our dreams… But the dark side of the human mind is that it also tends to haunt our inner world with unhelpful and painful thoughts. We...
How to Let Go of Judgement and Open to Love

How to Let Go of Judgement and Open to Love

  A friend of mine recently shared with me a story from spiritual teacher Ram Dass. It was such a beautiful reminder and had such an impact on me that I wanted to retell it and share it with you all too. “When you go out into the woods and you look at trees, you see...
Brené Brown on Letting Go of Blame

Brené Brown on Letting Go of Blame

When painful or difficult things happen in life, how do you react? Do you immediately want to know whose fault it is? Blaming is the habit of making other people or things ‘wrong’ or responsible when difficult things happen to us. According to research professor,...