The Undeniable Truth

Impermanence is an undeniable and inescapable fact of human existence. Buddha stated that in this world nothing is fixed and permanent. He further stated that decay is inherent in all component things. (more…)

Working with intense emotions

About twenty years ago Michele McDonald coined the acronym R.A.I.N, which is an easy to remember, four step mindfulness practice, which helps you deal with intense, destructive emotions. R.A.I.N stands for Recognize, Allow, Investigate and Non-identification. (more…)

Cultivating Patience

These days we are living in an ‘instant’ world, where we have fast-food, high speed internet and social media. We are told that time is money and productivity and efficiency have taken the place of well-being. (more…)

Two Poisonous Emotions

Two of the most poisonous emotions are aversion and anger. Aversion is the opposite to attachment and anger leads to hatred, discrimination, aggression and a lack of compassion. Neither are helpful emotions. (more…)