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by Robbrent
Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: staying presesnt continously
Replies: 10
Views: 713

Re: staying presesnt continously

As I see it you can only stay present Now! Just this moment
by Robbrent
Sun Mar 07, 2010 2:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Mental Illness
Replies: 45
Views: 3274

Re: Mental Illness

Have you tried anything by Jon Kabat-Zinn?

Especially the book and CD The Mindful Way Through Depression, which helped me a lot, granted it's more therapeutic than spiritual

One thing I have learnt on this journey is the ability to face whatever pain comes up, and just to be with whatever is
by Robbrent
Wed May 06, 2009 7:34 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Message From Shore to Ship
Replies: 82
Views: 5341

Re: A Message From Shore to Ship

To be honest since I started this I never seem to want to even debate anything, you should have seen me before I was a black was white kind of guy but now I am just content to let people be as they are and hold what opinions they want, it's the truth to them. I used to have a compulsive need to be r...
by Robbrent
Mon May 04, 2009 10:30 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: What forms of meditation do you practice?
Replies: 29
Views: 1807

Re: What forms of meditation do you practice?

As a relative beginner, I take my self of to a quiet place (my shed at the end of the garden) and just sit watch my thoughts and be aware of everything, the only trouble is I can only go 15 mins at most, before my mind really starts playing up, you know the type of thing "you should be somewhere els...
by Robbrent
Sun May 03, 2009 10:48 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Message From Shore to Ship
Replies: 82
Views: 5341

Re: A Message From Shore to Ship

From my perspective I would say that whatever brings you peace and joy and a release from the constant negative thoughts and emotions that have accompanied me for so very long is worth it for me, but it has also helped me to function so much better in reality. May be not in the case of the person th...
by Robbrent
Sun May 03, 2009 1:08 pm
Forum: Personal Experiences
Topic: Gosh!
Replies: 9
Views: 1121

Re: Gosh!

I can emphasise with that, however with me it just seems that the constant habit of my mind ingrained since childhood to produce thought after thought just takes time to readjust, sometimes I will be doing some routine task and I realise that I am not awake, it happens very often some days are good ...
by Robbrent
Sat May 02, 2009 5:39 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Confusion about Goals
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Re: Confusion about Goals

Many thanks although I have read and lisened to much about this subject some things are still a little confusing
by Robbrent
Sat May 02, 2009 12:31 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Confusion about Goals
Replies: 3
Views: 362

Confusion about Goals

Since my very first tentative steps at this practise I have come to realise that parts of my life need (my life situation that is) some major work, the areas are Relationships (all types) Career, Health. Thing is when I was unconscious for most of the time, these things were not a big concern but si...
by Robbrent
Sat May 02, 2009 12:25 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: A Message From Shore to Ship
Replies: 82
Views: 5341

Re: A Message From Shore to Ship

It's a bit like the matrix films, take the red or the blue pill, wherever you want to be, me I have found a lot of peace
by Robbrent
Thu Apr 30, 2009 10:18 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Re: Hello

Thanks Andy

Some days are good and I really think I have got it, then some days i seem to get pulled back under, but I always get back to the surface so to speak, had a pretty massive discovery today (posted it in relationships section)
by Robbrent
Thu Apr 30, 2009 8:59 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: A wonderful discovery
Replies: 0
Views: 653

A wonderful discovery

So there I was walking dog just trying to be in the present moment, and in a flash it came to my attention wait for it All my life I have been needy, certainly with women (not clingy), I guess it came from being uncomfortable with myself, constantly looking for reassurance and sympathy always apolog...
by Robbrent
Wed Apr 29, 2009 9:14 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello
Replies: 2
Views: 427

Hello

Been browsing for a while I am a man nearly 42 from eh north west of England outwardly quite a successful life but inwardly not so I read PON a while back and whilst I thought the concept was good, I could not see it working for me, but something happened on a night out surprisingly enough, an old e...