Mental health is at an all-time low as a collective in the world.
For spiritual people, I have found this to be the most troubling: our spiritual practice/tradition/culture has given us space to bypass mental health needs with spiritual quick fixes (either by praying your problems away or meditating them away). And if we are honest with ourselves, they don't go away no matter how much we pray or meditate about it.
Then what is it that we really need to do: Face them, of...
I posted something on my FB page recently on loneliness, and it has received a relatively high number of responses.
This is the quote by Carl Jung:
Loneliness does not come from having no people around, but from being unable to communicate the things that seem important to oneself, or from holding certain views which others find inadmissible.
This is true and I do have to agree up to a certain extent. Let me explain.
We all go through different levels of growth and maturity,...
We are works in progress.
This is the whole point about our human lives, working in progress. The problem with the world is, we want to see in ourselves and others, on the extreme ends of the spectrum. We want to see or label ourselves or each other as success or failure. When truly, we are mostly within the spectrum of works in progress.
When we introduce someone or we ourselves get introduced to an audience, we are often labelled, this is Mr or Mrs XX, a successful XXX. And when we indulge...