Tag Archives: Working with emotions

Meeting three old friends (or enemies …)

Reflecting on karma over the last few days I came across three old friends, to be precise, actually enemies that are disguising as friends. I am sure you are already guessing who they are. Here is how they popped up … Continue reading

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Anger is sneaking in

Now that I decided to move on to a new topic, karma, my mind seems to not want to let go of reflecting on destructive emotions. I decided I better give my mind some space and let it do what … Continue reading

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Karma is calling me

We had a Tsunami warning today because of the disastrous earth quake in Chile. I heard some sirens go off briefly around 5 am but didn’t find out about the warning till about 7 am when our land lady called … Continue reading

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More quotes on freedom, happiness and destructive emotions

Here are some more quotes on the relating to the topic of freedom, happiness and destructive emotions from another one of my favorite books, The Joy of Living by Mingyur Rinpoche: “When the mind is realized, that is the buddha. … Continue reading

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Why are negative emotions harmful?

In the last few days I have been continuing to reflect on negative emotions. What does it really mean that negative emotions take my freedom? How do they manage to do this? I have been asking these same questions for … Continue reading

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