It’s Okay to Love Yourself Day

You yourself, as much as anybody in the entire Universe, deserve your love and affection.” ~ Gautama Buddha Valentine’s Day is the one day of the year where we overtly show our affections for other people.  But actually, don’t we do that every day? When we check our mobile ‘phones as soon as we wakeContinue reading “It’s Okay to Love Yourself Day”

Ego-friendly: how toxic behaviour is bad for you and the environment

I was listening to a teaching by Pema Chödrön where she was describing the impact of behaviour on those around us, and she used the word pollution.  She encouraged students not to add to the pollution in the world by getting sucked in to, or hooked by, negative thoughts; she said this only adds to the global problem ofContinue reading “Ego-friendly: how toxic behaviour is bad for you and the environment”