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Healthy EQ

Humans have an emotional quotient of -3A healthy EQ is at least 100Emotional quotient is your ability to understand what you are feeling and use it to learnIntelligent quotient is not how smart you are - it's your ability to learn new things through cognition - it's the ability to change thinking patterns when new information is obtained Ok - so understand that an IQ of 250 doesn't mean that person is a genius - it means that person has the ability to change the way they think - which means they are creative - which means they are creators of new ideas, inventions, problem solvers etc. - which we call genius but everyone can do this This is what...

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Forget About 'Healing'

Some days, you just have to forget about ‘healing’.You have to stop trying to feel better, trying to overcome your emotional wounds, or trying to be anywhere other than where you are.You have to embrace the day as it is.And you have to give yourself the most sacred permission of all:To shatter. To break. To be an ugly mess.To lean into a place of utter humility and powerlessness in yourself.To cry out to the heavens, “I can’t do this!”To admit utter defeat in the loss of the life you had imagined.To crumble to the ground, lonely and hopeless and profoundly ruined.To want to die, even.And there, in the darkest places, in the blackness of the underworld, you may begin to...

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The Joy of Loneliness

“I am lonely. So very lonely,” she told me one day."Please, tell me of your loneliness", I said.“Nothing can help me, you see. No person. No substance.No experience the world has to offer. Everything offers only brief respite.I soon plunge back into my own loneliness.Where nothing and no-one can reach me.On this tiny planet spinning in infinite night,I am lonesome. I feel far from wherever things are.I have not been able to escape this feeling.I think it has been with me since the beginning of time.But then, I tell myself, I must turn towards this desolation!Let me no longer be ashamed or frightened of my alienation. Let me own it, hold it close.And let me cry out into the clear...

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I Have Found My True Religion

I studied the world’s great religions. I devoured the long, dense tomes of philosophers.I did what the gods and gurus said I should do.I was a good boy yet I found no comfort, no home. Only second-hand thoughts from second-hand people and a brief respite from a terrible nostalgia.In the name of spirituality I fell into denial. I denied anger and called it peace.I denied shame and called it power.I denied sexuality and called it purity.I denied my humanity and called it Awareness.I denied desire itself and proclaimed myself enlightened.Now, I find my home in simplicity. I have been humbled. I know nothing. I see a cloud and hot tears stream down my face. Or the face of an old...

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At The Heart of All Trauma

At the heart of all trauma, a terrible sense of isolation, disconnection, loneliness.Follow your trauma to its devastating core, friend, to its heart of darkness, and you will inevitably meet the abandonment wound, the pain of all pains.Abandoned by mother, father. Forgotten and misunderstood by the world. Cast out of heaven and separated from the Godhead. Divided from life.Of course, it’s an illusion. You were never separate from the mountains, the forests, the diamond drops of morning dew. You were never broken, never rotten at your core, never separate from the One. You were always loved. The terrible heart of darkness was always your own exquisitely beautiful heart of light, so fragile, so powerful, so loveable, so real.Ultimately others cannot...

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