Blog posts on Buddhism:
TL;DR Zen story to illustrate we categorize events as good or bad but life proves us wrong either way. I lost my voice and used the opportunity to hug a crisis. Sometimes this is when we are most alive. Here’s to the juicy middle space - here’s to stepping back from the frame of a nervous mind to take in all the details.
I heard the whisper in my head “I’m so rich, I’m so rich and I don’t mean money." This too shall pass.
TL;DR summary: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy teaches the skills of openness, presence, and engagement to create the life you want. I fell in love with ACT via Robyn Walser and an experience of common humanity. [illustrative Taoist story] Next week, human suffering.