Everyone is seeking happiness, yet it often seems fleeting or elusive. We have made it something to be acquired or achieved, someplace to arrive at. We have projected it into the future. But the question is why not be happy right here, right now?
Have you begun to awaken only to discover that you still struggle with basic issues like anxiety and depression, attachment and dissatisfaction? For many people Spiritual Awakening is a gradual process of self discovery and realization. Somewhere along the way we've gotten this idea that one is either spiritually asleep or spiritually awake; that there's … Continue reading Spiritual Awakening is a Process
The very definition of disappointment is the non-fulfillment of expectation, and so there is a clear relationship between these two. Disappointment can only come from expectation. And it's often said that if you have no expectations you'll have no disappointments. But expectation seems to arise spontaneously, and often even subconsciously, which is to say that … Continue reading Expectation Leads to Disappointment
There's often an emphasis on loving oneself, but some people wonder, "Isn't loving yourself narcissistic?" You may have heard that you can't genuinely love another unless you first love for yourself. You can't serve someone from your cup if your cup is empty. And this is why there's often so many problems in relationships. Because, … Continue reading Is Self-Love Narcissistic?
A lot of people ask, "How do I share my spirituality with those close to me?" (family, friends or a romantic partner).. It might be especially difficult if they seem uninterested or antagonistic toward Spirituality. So how can you get through to them in a way that might be more effective? How can you help … Continue reading How to Help Awaken Others
I spend a lot of time on my own, and I really enjoy being alone. But it hasn't always been that way. There have certainly been times in my life when I was very lonely, when I craved company and companionship, but eventually I learned to embrace my loneliness and to learn from it, and … Continue reading How to Overcome Loneliness