Loving Kindness to Yourself

"What makes maitri (loving kindness to yourself) such a different approach is that we are not trying to solve a problem. We are not striving to make pain go away... In fact, we are giving up control altogether and letting concepts and ideals fall apart. -Pema Chödrön


Holding the space for yourself, allowing anything to arise...


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Holiday Season And What Matters Most

It´s the first Advent Sunday. The first candle is lit, the house smells of gingerbread and is decorated with lovely little Christmas things. 

I am not bound to Christianity, I am not going to church. I find wisdom and truth in various religions and feel most connected to God/ Greatness/ Spirit/ the Universe (whatever name you want to use for that greater power) when I am in nature....




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The Gentle Voice Within

My gentle voice within - always there but easily ignored. 

My gentle voice tries to tell me very important things:


Listen to me. - Do you really want this? - What do you feel deep inside? - Believe in yourself. - You know what´s best for you. - Just be yourself. - Slow down. - Take a break. - No need for perfectionism. - You are loved because of who you are. - Step back and pause. - ...


When we are little kids, we hear our inner voice with great clarity and we do respond to life very intuitively. We "know" from deep inside how we feel, what or who we like or dislike,... we sense honesty and authenticity, we sense good and bad.


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