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Peace of mind is the default setting

20th May 2018, Author: dave

“Peace of mind is the default setting for everyone, all the time, no exceptions. We’ll all experience wind storms from time to time. They can look like worried, anxious, fearful, panicked, fast, or busy thinking. We’ll all have rain storms in our minds, manifesting as low moods, depressed thinking, insecurities, grief, loss, disappointment and failure. […]

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We conclude from analyzing some anxious thoughts that we must be an anxious person

20th May 2018, Author: dave

“We conclude from analyzing some anxious thoughts that we must be an anxious person. We miss all the times we’re not anxious. We miss all the times that our minds are clear with a natural relaxed flow.” – Shannon Cooper

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Japanese Foil Ball Challenge

21st April 2018, Author: dave

The world beats and polishes us into a shape like a Japanese foil ball obscuring our true nature. While we sometimes convince ourselves that we want to be a dense shiny ball, deep down we want to unfold. We deny our deeper desire and our outer shell hardens through feeling vulnerable. In countless way we […]

Meditation, Nisarga Yoga, Blog

Yoga Is To Become One Again With Our True Self

13th April 2018, Author: dave

“Gunas are forces that weave together to form a strong rope that binds the Self (Atma, soul) to one’s worldly body and thus to life, death, and rebirth. The objective of life is to reshape one’s character upward in pursuit of a higher ideal — changing from indolence or inertia (tamas) into passionate effort (rajas), […]

Nisarga Yoga, Non-dual therapy, Blog

NISARGA YOGA

13th April 2018, Author: dave

  The following quotes are attributed to Advaita (non-duality) teacher Nisargadatta Maharaj, the founder of Nisarga Yoga (Natural Unity), who has a strong influence on my own life and my counselling practice:    “The mind, by its very nature, divides and opposes. Can there be some other mind, which unites and harmonises, which sees the […]

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You make it all up as you go along

2nd March 2018, Author: dave

You make it all up as you go along Like singing the words without knowing the song Like taking a journey by following your feet Like playing an instrument with no music sheet Like reciting a poem but not knowing the rhyme Like looking for the Now without the ticking of time Like dancing spontaneously […]

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Sound is silence speaking

2nd March 2018, Author: dave

  Sound is silence speaking. Listen. Fullness is emptiness moving. Watch. You are beingness being. Be.

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Life breathes itself into this ever-fresh moment

2nd March 2018, Author: dave

Life breathes itself into this ever-fresh moment. Nothing can stop this breath of Life; not even death. It is what illuminates and animates every form of itself. Yet we seek it and long for it, as its undying whisper caresses us.

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Be quiet and listen, remember

2nd March 2018, Author: dave

Questions come from noise Answers come from silence. Be quiet and listen, remember.

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not at war

2nd March 2018, Author: dave

Stillness is not at war with movement. Silence is not a war with noise. Emptiness is not at war with fullness. Timelessness is not at war with time. Selflessness is not at war with self. Oneness is not at war with distinction. Acceptance is not at war with rejection. Peace is not at war with […]