Love, Compassion and Equanimity

Equanimity vs. Indifference (Evil Twins Series)

Equanimity vs. Indifference

Equanimity vs. Indifference (Evil Twins Series) Equanimity vs. Indifference is the last article in the series about Buddhist qualities and their Evil Twins. Compassion vs. Pity and Love vs. Longing are the two other articles. What is Equanimity? Equanimity is our ability to open our hear to reality as it is. When equanimous we experienceRead more …

Abandonment (Wound Series, Childhood Trauma)

Abandonment

Abandonment (Wound Series, Childhood Trauma) I spent years and years of my life being afraid of abandonment and losing anything that was too good. It wasn’t clear for me why. I thought it was how life is: when we don’t have we long for something and when we have it we are afraid of losingRead more …

Compassion versus Pity (Evil Twins Serie)

Compassion versus Pity

Compassion versus Pity (Evil Twins Serie) In the series of blog posts about Evil Twins – Lookalike feelings that are actually exact opposites – I want to speak about Compassion vs. Pity after having written about Love versus Longing and why it matters in my pursuit of happiness and peace. What is Compassion? Compassion is theRead more …

4 Reasons I support Bernie Sanders

Why I support Bernie Sanders #livehealingly

4 Reasons I support Bernie Sanders I am not American. I shouldn’t interfere in another country’s politics. Why do I support Bernie Sanders, one of the candidates of the US presidential election then? I don’t believe in a disconnected world where everyone goes about his own business blindly ignoring the reality of our interconnectedness. America is a powerfulRead more …

3 Prerequisites to Healing Childhood Trauma

Healing Childhood Trauma

3 Prerequisites to Healing Childhood Trauma As I wrote before, I’m a Grown Up Wounded Child under Recovery so I’m on a path to Healing Childhood Trauma. What it means is that I was the victim of Abuse, Abandonment and Neglect in my Childhood. Oh my god you must think I had awful parents. Not at all andRead more …

Fear, Pain and Love Healing my Heart

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Fear, Pain and Love Healing my Heart I am asked often these days what kicked off for me the healing process after years of living a half life. I couldn’t answer because I had issues remembering all the events and how I felt at different times. Healing my Heart I’m a Grown Up Wounded Child underRead more …

Meditation Explained (Meditation Series)

Meditation erklärt (Meditation Serie)

Meditation Explained Since I reconnected with my meditation practice, I started talking with my friends about it and realized that there is often misconception about why we meditate. Misconceptions about Meditation The top misconception I heard about mediation is that “it should relax me”. Relaxation is a mean to an end in meditation and isRead more …

Spiritual vs. Religious Life

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Spiritual vs. Religious Life I’m sharing a lot of spiritual texts, articles and quotes. People start asking me whether I’m a religious person, the ones knowing me with quite some surprise. For me the two things are not at all the same so I decided to write this post to clarify where I am. MyRead more …

Love versus Longing (Evil Twin Series)

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Love versus Longing In Buddhism the core values or qualities that we cultivate are Love, Compassion and Equanimity. All those allow for a life of service to ourselves and the world but all three have tricky Evil Twins that are worth knowing off because they lead us to Darkness instead of Light. The evil twinRead more …

Agile Software Development vs. Mindful Living

Feb 25, 2016 | Posted by in Life, Love, Compassion and Equanimity, Meditation | 4
Agile Mindfulness

Agile Software Development vs. Mindful Living In the 80s the software industry was starting to boom. Many many projects were started and an awful lot, estimated to 80%, failed. Why? Because we were applying the project management principles of mature industries like construction to an immature and constantly evolving topic. Failure was essentially in theRead more …