Happiness

john lennon quote

Work and make money!

Work hard. Then work harder.Forty hours a week or even more.Only stop for 5 weeks out of 52.Do that for at least 40 years.Make money. Plenty of it. Or at least try.So one dayMaybeIn the very long term futureYou might be freeJust before dying.Does it really make sense?Live Now. K. Wilson

Let`s stop running

Never expect anything or anyone outside yourself to make you happy. Make yourself happy first and then your very happiness will make others happy.But it starts with you.Happiness is not something we get, it is something we are. It something we become.Happiness doesn’t depend on outside circumstances, ever. When we believe so we delude ourselves,…

Human beings

We are human beings, not human doings. Yet most of our lives we are busy trying to achieve certain things for an uncertain future thinking that it will provide us with a certain security. As if. Life is uncertain and that’s the only certainty.So we need to remember to stop and be.Doing less and being…

Living

Living What is the real meaning of life?Gathering as much money as we can before dying?Spending most of our youth working before finally resting when the body is then too old to enjoy?Always planning for the future thinking that when we’ll have everything under control then we will be fine?Missing out on the present because…

The race that is life

What are we running after? Work, money, possessions? For what? Security, safety, peace, freedom, happiness? And do we end up getting all that once we win the race? What if it was already there? What if we already had everything? What if what we were looking for have never been outside of us? What if…

MEDITATION AND MENTAL HEALTH

On World Mental Health Day, I thought I would share my story about how meditation helped me with my mental health issues. When our physical body get sick, we try to fix it. We can try a western medicine approach: take a few pills and wait for the symptoms to disappear. Or we believe in…

What is Love?

What is love? love is what remains when we let go of fear love is what hides behind our worries love is what is waiting patiently behind our anger love is in our heart while we are busy thinking in our head love is what we are love is who we are love is  

INTERVIEW WITH KAREN WILSON

Originally posted on ellisnelson:
I recently finished reading a book by healer and spiritual teacher, Karen Wilson. Karen has spent the last decade or so immersed in the study of spirituality, meditation, and alternative health. No stranger to the mystical, she shares her experiences and the techniques you can use to find happiness, inner peace,…

Life and its problems

How can we stay zen and happy when life is throwing challenges towards us? How can we still smile when inside we feel like crying? How are we holding on when our mind is full of fears and worries? How do we keep on going when our soul is longing to escape? Why should we…