Evil Twins (Longing

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 …

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 …