In my previous blog ‘The core secret of mindsight – Get out of your own way’, I explored the notion of doing less to gain more, a fundamental principle in mindsight training. In this blog we are exploring three pairs of opposites students often confuse with each other, and that can get in the way of our getting out of our own way. The three pairs of opposites are ignoring versus suppressing or pushing away, surrendering versus giving in, and faith and belief. […]
Here are two related questions that two students recently asked about mindfulness meditation: “I am confused about control. There seems to be a contradiction: On one hand it feels like we take control in meditation, on the other hand we learn to relinquish control. What’s the solution?” […]
Chemical imbalances of the brain are not what they seem and are being explored in this article.
How medicine and psychiatry tend to forget that human beings have minds.
The mind is very complex, and yet we treat it as if it was obviously simple. After all, isn't the mind ours, therefore aren't we the authority on our own minds? Read on and be surprised.
In this article we explore how to deal with the challenging situation of feeling stuck or in over our heads in our learning process.
How dogma can take on secular disguises.
A closer look at why we are so afraid of making bad decisions.
Meditation has its limits and needs to be complemented by psychotherapy when needed.
The overlooked secrets of deep psychotherapy and why meditation often does not work without psychotherapy.