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Advice from the Heart - Weekly Quote From Pema Chodron Posted by Paul DiSegna on October 27, 2018

Advice from the Heart - Weekly Quote From Pema Chodron
Advice from the Heart - Weekly Quote From Pema ChodronWaking UpAs uncertainty and groundlessness increase, as we lose control of external circumstances, we find ourselves with our backs to the wall. One response is to cower in the corner, hoping that chaos and suffering will just go away. But in our heart of hearts we know that will never happen. T...

Why I'm Not a Shaman, and Neither Are You Posted by Paul DiSegna on June 24, 2018

Why I'm Not a Shaman, and Neither Are You Seven Questions for Would-Be Shamans These days, the term "shaman" seems to be quite trendy, and I'm seeing more and more white, new-age folks calling themselves a "shaman" just because they use a drum sometimes, or they like crystals, or they went to a weekend class at a "shaman sc...

Sensitive vs Fragile by Miro Posted by Paul DiSegna on June 4, 2018

Sensitive vs Fragile by Miro
Sensitive vs Fragile"So sensitive!" the phrase is usedWhen 'feelings' do get hurtThe idea sensitivityIs bad does disconcertSensitive is vitalIt's a show of empathyAwareness of what's going onIn others, not just "me"But 'sensitive' too often comesWith armor far too thinFragility; so quick to woundNo leather, just soft skinTo have...