A Wise, Compassionate Response to COVID-19

If you have come here to help me, you are wasting your time. But if you have come because your liberation is bound up with mine, then let us work together. – Lilla Watson These are deeply unsettling times. We are witnessing a global pandemic ravage our normalcy, our economy, our human decency. The breakdown […]

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5 Practices for Self-Compassion

This is my life’s work: to again and again make a U-turn towards self-compassion. To clear with my machete the brush and the bramble of delusion, self-hatred, fear and suffering that blocks my path to self-love. When I discovered this capacity within myself, my life changed. When I remember its power, I am truly free. […]

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Presence is our true home and the cure for our suffering

The third noticing on the path to self-discovery is: presence is our true home and the antidote for fear, which we know is always the cause of suffering. Think about it: when you’re suffering from loneliness, it’s the fear of being separate from love; when you’re in pain due to illness, you suffer out of […]

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