There is a tendency in us humans to either decorate/ beautify ("positivify") or judge/ catasptrophise ("negatify") reality - or justify what fragment we see - we do this to protect ourselves or some belief structure out of some fear - and hence miss out seeing the simple kindness of Reality. Even the inherent wisdom in … Continue reading Seeing & Being Real vs. “Positifying” or “Negatifying” what Is.
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“Don’t change. Change is impossible, and even if it were possible, it is undesirable. Stay as you are. Love yourself as you are. And change, if it is at all possible, will take place by itself when and if it wants. Leave yourself alone. The only growth-promoting change is that which comes from self-acceptance.” --Anthony … Continue reading Design when Change difficult
There have been a number of coincidences which are clarifying for me what is life is inviting me into. Almost seducing me into. 😉 At least 6 to 7 specific signs - all in the space of a month. The session with the Association of Mumbai Coaches was intriguing. I never cease to be amazed … Continue reading Radical Coaching… learning together in friendship
I have been coaching people and developing facilitators & leaders for the last 20+ years. In formal and informal ways. There are real questions that are alive in my heart. And how challenging can paradoxes be for many of us- until we see that they can be delicious. I love to explore the edges because … Continue reading Paradoxes & Edges in Coaching
More than 20 years back (in Aug 1996) I took the plunge from the Corporate world into the world of Human Potential, Learning, Leadership, Consciousness, and more - out of a single insight- we live such a small fraction of the life that we are given. I was reading Autobiography of a Yogi - Paramhansa … Continue reading The Tao Programs- Our Ordinary & Sacred Journeys
Aalif always writes very well.
I love his view of reality. It also comes with a comic twist.
And this is a subject close to my heart.
What addicts us can also release us into Zen.
I have spoken on fb about how wsap can be a new-world sadhana.
Do have a look and also you may want to
6 apps to stop smart phone addiction:
Working on the internet is like being in a crowded bazaar, protected by glass from the noise, but feeling the energy of the busyness and chaos; catching the screaming confusion of others who have been in this bazaar for too long, some who have forgotten the way out.
It’s a fast world, the internet — time here runs faster than seconds, it zips by in clicks. For even a second is sometimes too long to wait for a page to load, or a video to buffer. The internet is the domain of restless fingers and ceaseless thinking and darting eyes. And in losing myself in it, I become another arm of the million-armed monster who is restless, hyper-active mentally and a ghost-like zombie in the real world.
A strong reason for this is the electro-magnetic radiation aka dirty electricity which your body picks up. According to Dr Lance Macleod-Lutchin…
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