Tag Archives: self-understanding

True confidence

Talking to a friend recently I mentioned that I was extremely shy and had very low confidence in my younger years. She looked surprised and said with a look of disbelief “you are one of the most confident people I ever met”. In my childhood, I faced a lot of criticism and non-acceptance, which was […]

Life is not a bullet point list

The Internet is probably the most amazing invention of our generation. In just a couple decades the world changed completely, so many things became possible and accessible for so many people. It played a crucial role in my life and spirituality, enabling me to discover possibilities for growth, expansion, and insights. Through the net, I […]

Two questions worth asking

ooking back at my spiritual search, years of meditation and self-inquiry I could say that everything pretty much comes down to two main questions: “Who am I?” and “Is it really true?” “Who am I?” – when taken to the depth, beyond descriptions, roles, qualities – is the question which ultimately leads to the spiritual […]

Truly examined life

What does it mean – truly examined life? I used to think that it is an accumulation of knowledge, analysis, comparison of ideas and concepts and finding the one, true viewpoint. Finding a description of the world that explains it all, gives all the answers. I thought if I read, memorize, analyze enough I will […]

Unlimited learning through volunteering

Discovering volunteer travel opened a great source of learning for me. Learning about the world, about different cultures and people, about what works and what doesn’t, what is true and what is not. And, of course, learning about myself! I had unique opportunities to experience professions and lifestyles I would never be able to try […]

“Right now” and “forever”

What can we do right now to bring peace and harmony into our life? The first step is to have a very honest and deep look into what is causing confusion and disharmony in this particular situation. Many ideas, concepts, different “shoulds” planted in our heads by society are often clashing between themselves, causing the […]

Seeing through “me” stories

When we start to examine all the stories in our head and see their illusory nature, we lose interest in them. Indeed, we are only motivated in repeating the same thing all over again if we believe it is true or if there is some emotional feedback to it. When thoughts are seen for what […]