Surrender and Let Go

Everything you love, you will eventually lose, but in the end, love will return in a different form. -- Franz Kafka Going through a loss can be very tough. Whether it is something major, like losing a loved one, our health, a relationship or a job, or something minor, like the end of a holiday …

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How to Find Balance Between Making Things Happen and Allowing Them to Unfold?

The balance between intention and surrender is a delicate one. Intention is getting clear on what we want and surrender is trusting in the best outcome. On the one hand, if you over intend, you’re trying to make things happen; on the other, if you over surrender, then you’re lazy, lethargic, and you’ll make a …

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Suffering? It’s Optional! Did you Know It?

People run in every direction meeting sorrow after sorrow. Why? Because they’re disconnected from themselves. -- Pythagoras Have you ever asked yourself Why do we suffer? Shinzen Young, a well-known Dharma teacher, describes suffering using the following formula: Suffering = Pain x Resistance. What does this mean exactly? 🙂 Pain is part of life and …

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How to Allow the Creative Power of Imagination to Emerge

The power of imagination created the illusion that my vision went much farther than the naked eye could actually see. – Nelson Mandela Our imagination is such a powerful force, whose source is very deep within. It moves through us in mysterious ways, inspiring the creative process, which is inherently unknown. In fact, as we surrender to …

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Life Transitions: How to Make Space for Uncertainty and Allow Your Creativity to Emerge

Do not try to save the whole world or do anything grandiose. Instead, create a clearing in the dense forest of your life and wait there patiently, until the song that is your life falls into your own cupped hands and you recognize and greet it. Only then will you know how to give yourself …

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