Creativity, Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Near Enemies of Love and Happiness

The meditation teacher Sharon Salzberg talks of love having both ‘near and far enemies’. It isn’t just love that has such enemies; other states emblematic of a fulfilling life do too.  For most of us, the near enemies are more ...
Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Does Pursuing our Desires really make us Happier? – 6 Better Ways to Follow your Bliss

Attachment to desire equals the root of all of mankind’s suffering, according to Buddhist teachings. But have you ever tried eliminating your desires? Probably not going to happen! And repressing desire isn’t the solution, either. Because we are all creatures of desire, ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

4 Hard-Hitting Truths about Infatuation that Everyone Needs to Understand

We’ve all at some time been held in the grips of infatuation, and/or of feeling very impressed with somebody. And infatuation is – by definition – an intense and short-lived experience. Nobody stays infatuated. Which is not to say that infatuation ...