Breaking the cycles and building stronger lives.

I choose not to drink or smoke and live on a plant-based diet which is rather radical in comparison to my family. I have been like this for many years now and do not consider myself superior on any level. My plant-based diet is based on my understanding and convictions with my spirituality. Books like …

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Being yourself and droping falsehoods!

I can only speak from my experience, however, I am convinced that men are more likely than women to pretend they have altogether. Especially in a crisis or situations that involve deep emotions. It is like a man separated from light by a wall and who cannot touch his wall without making it higher and …

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Relaxation, rebuilding and enjoy life as a gift.

Relaxing down the coast after the week of hiking. Took this picture this morning with my phone. Beautiful coast down here near the Otway Rangers. I have been laying around reading mostly and thoroughly enjoying this guys book. The necessary inner task does not consist in ’doing’ anything whatever, but in ’undoing’ something, in undoing …

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My Second Iconic Hike.

The Southern Loop at Wilsons Promontory https://parkweb.vic.gov.au/explore/parks/wilsons-promontory-national-park I completed the hike in four days and it is 60 kilometres. After my first 100 kilometre hike in February this year on the Great Ocean Walk I learned a lot and changed my equipment and Worked hard on my fitness. This time being over ten kilograms less …

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”The wise are neither elated nor depressed.”

My moods are the cause of all my confusion predominantly. Now I am older its more of a clearer picture in terms of metaphorically a passing storm. The weather is historically unpredictable even with modern technology they can still get it wrong. However, they are a great guide and thankful have a higher degree of …

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Modern life and the conundrum of recollection, contemplation and breathing.

I was born in 1968 and life certainly has changed from my school days. It's almost impossible to imagine how we managed back then without all our time saving innovations. However, it's also sad to see people struggling to mange life in 2018 with more time saving devices than ever before. I know time is …

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A well – developed mind is not easily controlled by passions

"Mind is trained by concentration, which leads to one - pointedness of the mind and mental purification, and by contemplation, which leads to understanding of things as they truly are. The ultimate goal of a Buddhist is achieved by these stages of mental development. As physical exercise is to the body, so is meditation to …

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