#120: Listening to silence.31JUL6

                                                                         Listening to silence
Whenever there is silence around you learn to jump on it, to grab it and to listen to it. You will reap a miracle of Nature. That means just pay attention, be aware of silence without any analytic discriminating mind.
Not easy since listening to silence is a very difficult skill to learn and your talkative mind will hate it. It is like taping its lips and making it mute! Listening to silence will wake-up the wonderful stillness hidden within each of us because it is only through stillness of the mind – a thoughtless one- that you can be aware of silence.
As soon you are noticing the silence around you, your are forcing your mind to shut-up temporally and becomes still. You are within pure awareness or thoughtless consciousness.

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#119: Present moment, you and your ego. Part 1.27JUL16

The present moment, you and your ego

Part#1 How to be friend with your life

Try to answer the following question?:  How often are your mind and body doing the same thing at the same time?

For example 1) while you are driving is your mind is driving?  2) while you are watching TV is your mind watching it also? What about when you are in your bed before sleeping, brushing your teeth, in the subway, cutting the grass, eating, working out, waiting for your flight or even at your desk at 2pm on Friday?

The answer: Almost never.

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#117: Complaining and resentment ( Ego Series#2) 23JUL16

Complaining & resentment (EGO series #2)

Complaining about an issue that required attention and solution is perfectly OK.

But how often do you complain knowing very well there is usually nothing one can do about or, that your listener doesn’t care too much about your statement?

So, there are two types of complains: the former is rational and the later more emotional.

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#116: Content & Structure of our ego ( Ego Series #1-0 ).18JUL16

Content and structure of our ego (EGO series 1-0)

    Our self –identification with things

Deep in our subconscious mind, the role of our ego is to protect, to enhance and to please the “self” and its image. Unfortunately, it is also the main culprit of our unhappiness and dissatisfactions through endless desires, negative feelings, expectations and illusions. We talked about these many times.

Our ego identifies itself from three majors sources, which define its structure and content.

Today we will talk only about identification with things.

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#115: Listening to silence makes the mind still.12JUL16

 Whenever there is silence around you learn to jump on it, to grab it and to listen to it. You will reap a miracle of Nature.
That means just to pay attention, to be aware of silence without any analytic discriminating mind.
Not easy since listening to silence is a very difficult skill to learn and your talkative mind will hate it. It is like to tape its lips! It will wake-up the wonderful stillness hidden within each of us because it is only through stillness of the mind that you can be aware of silence.
As soon you are noticing the silence around you, your are forcing your mind to shut-up temporally and become still.

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