Mine includes starting each day with meditation, checking-in with myself at regular intervals, remaining mindful and present in each moment, and finishing the day with a gratitude list. What do you do?
I don't mean the sexual kind.
How do you define intimacy on a mental level?
Are they seeds of love? Hate? Change? Sameness? How do you plant them? Why?
I want to do a video about what people define as success! I've recently thought a lot about some people's thinking that we aren't successful if we don't go to school or university! What other things can make you successful? What do you think?
"... such actions as digging the ground, mowing the grass, felling trees, cutting up corpses, ill-speaking, and lashing do not call forth karmic returns. Killing an icchantika comes within the same category. No karmic results ensue..." - Buddha
An "icchantika" is an incurable one in Buddhism. If you read certain sutras, you'll find that they're described as we describe sociopaths/psychopaths. People who feel no fear, people who feel no guilt, people who are born without empathy. For example, the Iceman Killer would be an icchantika. Or people like d**k Cheney who pull the strings to start wars during which thousands of people …
"Around us, life bursts with miracles—a glass of water, a ray of sunshine, a leaf, a caterpillar, a flower, laughter, raindrops. If you live in awareness, it is easy to see miracles everywhere. Each human being is a multiplicity of miracles. Eyes that see thousands of colors, shapes, and forms; ears that hear a bee flying or a thunderclap; a brain that ponders a speck of dust as easily as the entire cosmos; a heart that beats in rhythm with the heartbeat of all beings. When we are tired and feel discouraged by life’s daily struggles, we may not notice these miracles, but they are always there. " - Thich Nhat Hanh
What do you consider miracles to be? Can you believe in miracles if you don't believe in God?
Why are you holding …