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by immersion
Sat Jan 05, 2013 9:14 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Judgement but having no story about another
Replies: 1
Views: 608

Judgement but having no story about another

I have a question regarding social concepts that I feel may oppose each other. Suppose I dislike being around a particular person due to repulsive personality traits they have. Knowing that this is just a story I have about this person that is based on the past them, how do I dispose of this story, ...
by immersion
Thu Feb 10, 2011 12:57 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Eckhart Tolle and Sport
Replies: 5
Views: 5098

Re: Eckhart Tolle and Sport

Thanks kiki, I just played at club and I find myself still letting what you said sink in. Halfway through a game I realised I was too serious and wasn't having fun. The seriousness was probably from trying hard not to miss and lose. After this realisation I became more relaxed and found myself playi...
by immersion
Thu Feb 10, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Eckhart Tolle and Sport
Replies: 5
Views: 5098

Eckhart Tolle and Sport

If losing or success/winning isn't meant to effect your emotional state, how can one have the desire to win, to become and remain competitive? If there is no desire to win then I feel there is no desire to improve, thus remain stagnant. I play table tennis and I find that it is a sport that is mostl...
by immersion
Thu Nov 15, 2007 1:00 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: How to be social when being in the now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2366

Re: How to be social when being in the now?

Oh I get it now. Thanks for your clear responses.
by immersion
Wed Nov 14, 2007 11:50 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: How to be social when being in the now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2366

Re: How to be social when being in the now?

Wow, thanks for the quick and great replies.
Open compassionate presence effects others beyond words.
So what does it actually mean to be present, when someone is caught up in their ego and complaining to you? Is it to remain silent?
by immersion
Wed Nov 14, 2007 9:31 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: How to be social when being in the now?
Replies: 14
Views: 2366

How to be social when being in the now?

When I talk with others, I find it difficult to make conversation when trying to be in the now, and not to focus on the past or future. A question like “what did you get up to last weekend?” leaves me struggling for words. Either that or I’d say something not interesting, such as “oh nothing” and ma...