What is Spiritual Bypassing and How to Avoid It?

What is Spiritual Bypassing and How to Avoid It?

In this week’s group, we will explore “spiritual bypassing”. It is a tendency to use spiritual ideas and practices to sidestep or avoid facing unresolved emotional issues, psychological wounds, and unfinished developmental tasks. Symptoms of spiritual bypassing are...
Why Is It So Hard to Love and to Be Loved?

Why Is It So Hard to Love and to Be Loved?

From a spiritual perspective, the Ego, or false and separate sense of self, can not love, as it always wants something. And once it gets it, it becomes attached and afraid to lose it. To love unconditionally, both partners need to support each other to transcend their...
How Can We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

How Can We Get Rid of Negative Thoughts?

By getting into a dialog with the different negative voices in your head. This process is called Voice Dialog. It was developed by Hal and Sidra Stone in 1972 and advanced by Genpo Roshi in 1999. The first step is to recognize the different voices and to speak with...
How Does The Law of Attraction Work?

How Does The Law of Attraction Work?

The so-called “Law of Attraction” (as seen in movies like “The Secret” and “What the bleep do we know”) maintains that our thoughts create our reality. This idea ranges from thoughts forming our interpretations or perceptions of reality, to thoughts causing our...
What is The Purpose of Life?

What is The Purpose of Life?

How we approach to answer this existential question first depends on our belief in nihilism, creationism, evolutionary theory, intelligent design, or a co-creative impulse. Out of our answer typically arise different viewpoints about our biological purpose/imperative...
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