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We are all broken

  I love this quote by Ernest Hemingway;   “We are all broken. That’s how the light gets in.”   Reminds me of a blog I wrote on kintsukuroi, a Japanese technique where they take broken items and piece them back together with gold, the idea being that we are more beautiful for having been broken.   The most amazing people I’ve ever met are those who truly know what it is to feel broken, and to learn, heal and…

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Is it time to end your suffering?

I’ve been listening to a bit of Tara Brach lately and she has a great video about how to stop the war against ourselves. She speaks about how when we’re suffering, it’s because we’re holding on too tight and need to let go. If you let go a little you’ll find a little peace. If you let go a lot, you’ll find a lot of peace. If you let go completely, you’ll be able to live your life fully. This…

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When life gives you lemons

What to do when things don’t work out quite how you thought they would… Every now and then, the shit hits the fan and for whatever reason, things don’t work out how you thought they would.How do you respond when life gives you lemons?Do you chuck your toys out of your pram or do you try and see the positives? Your reaction is always your choice. What do you choose to do in that moment? Do you wallow in self pity, talking about the injustice…

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