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by helloworld
Fri Sep 21, 2018 4:40 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: I feel like I’m losing all my progress quickly.
Replies: 4
Views: 2136

Re: I feel like I’m losing all my progress quickly.

You feel like you are losing all your progress. Are you losing progress or could this event be a piece of your overall progress? For motivation's sake, you can choose to view this event as a test of your growth and as a spiritual challenge and opportunity, the opportunity being to use it as a vehicl...
by helloworld
Fri Sep 21, 2018 3:39 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: Empathy in support groups
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Empathy in support groups

Thank you, turiya :)
by helloworld
Thu Sep 20, 2018 11:17 pm
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Creating a superior ego
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Re: Creating a superior ego

Thanks for sharing the video, Andy!

It feels so true that although something in us values the struggle and hates the state of defeat, some of the best stuff happens when we unclench ourselves and let it all rush in.
by helloworld
Thu Sep 20, 2018 1:24 am
Forum: Pain and Suffering
Topic: Creating a superior ego
Replies: 8
Views: 1161

Re: Creating a superior ego

Thank you for sharing your experience. I also sometimes struggle with making helpful decisions about boundaries. I unknowingly cultivated a very strong 'victim' ego over the years that put others' immediate pleasure (even if it was designed to spare them emotionally) above doing what was right in th...
by helloworld
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:47 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello world
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Re: Hello world

Hi Andy, Thank you for the thoughtful response. What you've said, especially about the psuedo-identity, you have articulated very well for my understanding. I have thought of it as either a swinging pendulum that is so far to one side that it needs to overshoot and swing to the other side before it ...
by helloworld
Thu Sep 13, 2018 5:15 pm
Forum: Introductions
Topic: Hello world
Replies: 3
Views: 540

Hello world

Hi everyone. I am joining from Philadelphia, USA. I am 27. My current occupational field is engineering. Eckhart Tolle was recommended to me when I studied yoga in Rishikesh India. My initial interest in this path was fueled by a desire to be free from deep pains associated with sexual assault and i...
by helloworld
Thu Sep 13, 2018 2:11 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Empathy in support groups
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Re: Empathy in support groups

Andy,

Thank you for the warm welcome!

This is a beautiful suggestion. I appreciate your perspective.
by helloworld
Thu Sep 13, 2018 1:28 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: Empathy in support groups
Replies: 6
Views: 764

Empathy in support groups

Does empathy arise from the ego saying "I know how bad your hurt feels," and, if so, if we choose to dis-identify from that ego, does that mean we can no longer empathize? I participated in a sexual assault support group two years ago that was healing, at a time when I was very identified with my pa...