The Mirror

“I’m starting with the man in the mirror, I’m asking him to change his ways.” In this week’s podcast I talk about the internal emotional states that cause us to continually act out the victim/oppressor dynamic and how internal reflection helps to change the external world. Can we ever feel empowered and live without fear while clinging for dear life to our right to be victims? Are we prepared to stand out from the crowd and start telling a new story?
All resources mentioned in the podcast can be found on the Resources page.

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Consequence of Desire

The consequence of craving is suffering. This is one of the main teachings in Buddhism, yet it’s mostly ignored by modern spiritual seekers in favour of the pursuit of inner peace. We meditate, do yoga and practice mindfulness, while turning away from the key to finding liberation; becoming free from strong desires, or attachments.
All resources mentioned in the podcast can be found on the Resources page.

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Murky Waters

In this week’s podcast I talk about justice and corruption, with reference to miscarriages of justice and systemic abuse that we would rather not look into. The subject matter may make us feel angry and helpless, we may want to bury our heads in the sand and pretend the darkest elements of humanity don’t exist, but we owe it to the victims to become informed.

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Path of Neutrality

What is the benefit of developing a sense of inner neutrality and how much responsibility do we have to get involved in solving other people’s problems? Often, we are the keepers of other people’s secrets, or we are privy to information that may help others to make informed decisions yet we stay quiet. Why?

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Extreme Simplicity

In this week’s podcast I talk about the current trend towards extreme simplicity and why this method of promoting change is destined to create more problems than it solves. Whether we are talking about women’s rights, differences between genders or climate change, the solutions are never black and white.

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