EP30: Detached Attachment

When it comes to love, there is no attachment. Love doesn’t mean to hold someone in your care, under your responsibility, as your possession. Might sound cold-hearted, but when you don’t “care” about what happens to your loved one, that’s love. When your ability to enjoy and hold compassion for this person doesn’t wane with worry and isn’t contingent on good behavior, you’re free to love. We innocently form attachments with those we love because as long as they’re there, we’ll be ok…we’ll be happy…we’ll be fine. But what about detaching yourself from that attachment, and being ok, happy, fine now. Regardless of what happens, you can be happy now. And it starts with detached attachment. Continue reading “EP30: Detached Attachment”

EP26: Body Clutter

Everywhere you look, you can see manifestations of body clutter. Even when you look at yourself. There is obesity, anorexia, alcoholism, drug abuse, depression, self-mutilation, and so much more that is the result of body clutter. Is it safe to say there’s something about your inner functioning or outer appearance that you wish you could change?

Our bodies were meant to equip us to live our best life in this human form on this human plane. What are we doing to do our part to make that happen–to nurture our bodies to help our progress along? What blockages do we face in seeking to clear away body clutter? What keeps us eating artery-clogging foods, or sitting on the couch instead of getting out into the sunshine? Continue reading “EP26: Body Clutter”

EP25: Perception Is Reality

Perception is reality. Our world is what we make it out to be; what we tell ourselves it is. Just by thinking we see, hear, smell, taste, or touch a thing helps create this reality we live in. So our experience is our reality. And what creates the experience? Thought. That’s all. Just our thoughts, or perspective, about the experience itself. Our thoughts create our experience, and therefore our reality. So we’re only ever a thought away from a new reality…a new perspective. Continue reading “EP25: Perception Is Reality”