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Care for fear

When we look at our fear with attention, without the past recognition of fear, look at the feeling of it. There is great care. That attention perhaps brings about a certain sense of care towards fear, and perhaps love towards fear. I am not talking about ‘self-love’, which is stupid in my opinion. I am not talking about cultivating anything. I am talking about attending…

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How words block us from observing.

We are satisfied with words, explanations. We see an object and name it, feel an emotion and name it. Never facing the emotion, or seeing the object. We name and dismiss, it is an automatic habitual process for most of us. See a flower, name it so, but never actually look at it. We see the explanation and not the flower. This is how we…

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Is my questioning correct?

One asks, ‘how do I overcome my anger?’ Is that an intelligent question? Or is that merely a continuation of anger.  Being angry one asks ‘how do I overcome my anger’ The question itself becomes stupid. It is the wrong question. Merely in the loop, the continuity of anger. The question has the background of past experience and prejudice. Maybe it is that anger is…

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Long Term Travel Preparation – Handling your belongings

In 2013 I decided to change my lifestyle. The emphasis is on “decided”, going through it all the way through, is another question. Anyway, one thing that sticked is the travel. I left my leased apartment in central London, in warren street, and booked a one-way ticket to Thailand. And I returned after nearly a year of roaming. Did n’t do a plenty lot, went…

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Fear of hurt in relationships

Who gets rejected? Who is rejecting? I am afraid of being humiliated, maybe that’s because of one’s childhood. Strict parents etc. The reason does not matter. Knowing the reasons for problems hasn’t solved the problems. I read a book, read something about the psychology of the problem, then I say ‘oh that must be it’. Then I go on to tell someone else, or even…

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