Tag Archives: surrender

Why You Can’t “Figure Out” Your Way to Happiness

We spend our early years learning how to do stuff; we learn to walk, talk, read, play sports, have conversations and everything in between.  Early on, we’re indoctrinated into the belief that knowing things holds weight and is important for our happiness and even survival.  … Continue reading

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Living In The Question: When Not Knowing Is The Answer

We are obsessed with knowing.  We demand  answers to all our questions and confusions, answers to even the as-yet unanswerable.  And, we demand that we find answers quickly, to save us from having to sit in the unknown.  We’re taught from the earliest age that … Continue reading

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Why Surrender is So Powerful, and How to Experience It?

Surrender is at the heart of all spiritual practice; no path is more powerful or profound.  But what does it mean to surrender?  And what does it not mean? Surrender is too often misunderstood, boiled down to a few affirmations about “letting … Continue reading

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You Can’t Change Someone Else But You Can Do This

So many things bother us—people, mostly. But pretty much everything has the power to upset our basic sense of well-being. Our tendency, when things bother us, is to blame the other person or situation for getting it wrong and thus causing our suffering. … Continue reading

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How to Feel Better and Trust Life: The Practice of Surrender

When confronted with difficult feelings, or any feelings really, my tendency is to want to figure out how the feelings will serve as my teachers, make me more aware and help me grow as a human being. That, I guess you could … Continue reading

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