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by starting
Sat Jan 11, 2014 7:14 pm
Forum: Relationships
Topic: Does true love exist, and will it persist?
Replies: 22
Views: 5353

Re: Does true love exist, and will it persist?

Hi Melkmeisje, Expectations are always the problem I think…I know, because I lived with so much expectations all my life..and now I am learning to live without this feeling, and it is not easy for me also :) I believe in “my true love”, when I love, I believe this is true and that is all that matter...
by starting
Wed Jan 08, 2014 5:35 pm
Forum: General Eckhart Tolle Discussion
Topic: Ego attack
Replies: 4
Views: 2773

Re: Ego attack

Why sometimes it is easy to respond to physical threats. You can see people who can deal very well with physical threats for example, however need an extreme effort to respond to an ego threat or answer to it very unconsciously ? As you wrote Ashley, amygdala will "quickly get you to do either a fig...
by starting
Tue Jan 07, 2014 5:55 pm
Forum: Recommended Links
Topic: How we experience emotions directly in areas of the body
Replies: 6
Views: 3084

How we experience emotions directly in areas of the body

Hi all, I read this article about emotions: The researchers think that it may help us to better understand mood disorders such as depression and anxiety. The objective was to find out if there is a connection, across various demographic groups and geographical regions, between what we feel and the p...
by starting
Mon Jan 06, 2014 2:30 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: What is the best choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: What is the best choice?

Hi Onceler and peas, governments, corporations, medical/mental health professions, religions, insurance companies, media, work environments, colleagues, friends.....to name just a few. (Oh, and relatives!) Yes.. relatives.... :) Fortunately my parents are great. they did not judge me nor interfere i...
by starting
Sat Jan 04, 2014 4:41 pm
Forum: Questions
Topic: What is the best choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 784

Re: What is the best choice?

Thank you peas, It has been challenging to continue with aware presence while my family and sometimes friends are constantly judging my decisions. They always tell me that the decisions I am doing at this point of my life are wrong, etc Actually, for me, this is the first time of my life that I am o...
by starting
Sat Jan 04, 2014 6:13 am
Forum: Questions
Topic: What is the best choice?
Replies: 5
Views: 784

What is the best choice?

Hello, I would like to talk about decisions with you.. your explanations and advices are really helpful, always :) We have to make decisions all the time, practical things like what you will eat, or what kind of shoes you will buy and also important things like what to do in your life, where you wil...
by starting
Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:39 pm
Forum: Beyond the Physical
Topic: Good and bad vibes from people
Replies: 7
Views: 2068

Re: Good and bad vibes from people

Hi Clouded, Happy New Year! I think we are the responsible for everything we feel. Maybe I am wrong, but I’ve been noticing that when I am feeling good I experience good feelings from others too (maybe this is what you are calling good vibes) and when I am down, I mostly feel “bad feelings”; it depe...
by starting
Wed Jan 01, 2014 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: 2014 New Dawn, New Year, New Moon
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: 2014 New Dawn, New Year, New Moon

Thank you Jen!

Happy New Year for you too and for all forum members :)
by starting
Mon Dec 23, 2013 5:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Thank you!
Replies: 6
Views: 661

Thank you!

Thank you all! I would like to thank you for the generosity from you all, all the help, patience, knowledge, kindness and love you always share with all the members. “Every day I write the list Of reasons why I still believe they do exist (a thousand beautiful things) And even though it's hard to se...
by starting
Fri Dec 20, 2013 5:35 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enthusiasm and ego
Replies: 31
Views: 2969

Re: Enthusiasm and ego

Smiileyjen wrote: If the target turns out to be a moment that is not as we would 'dream', we accept that, so we are not attached to the 'what is' of the target once we get up close and personal with it, when it becomes NOW we have a whole other awareness, capacity and willingness based on all the e...
by starting
Wed Dec 18, 2013 3:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enthusiasm and ego
Replies: 31
Views: 2969

Re: Enthusiasm and ego

Thank you all for the replies :) :) Smiileyjen wrote: If one is in a state of presence they are at one with (acceptance, enjoyment enthusiasm in) BEING the present moment, it is only ever the present moment, and the present moment is all inclusive of everything. Enlightened2B wrote: So, it really de...
by starting
Sun Dec 15, 2013 6:23 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enthusiasm and ego
Replies: 31
Views: 2969

Re: Enthusiasm and ego

Thank you Smiileyjen, Fore, Enlightened2B and Psychofish787 for the replies :) It's true that this - from the outside, from another's unknowing and assuming perspective that this may look like ego, but the two cannot co-exist in the same moment and that judgement says more about the one judging and ...
by starting
Fri Dec 13, 2013 10:46 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enthusiasm and ego
Replies: 31
Views: 2969

Re: Enthusiasm and ego

By developing the ability to see things clearly, Insight. It is difficult. We are constantly being surprised for us and for the others :) Sometimes I think It is easy to see an exagerated enthusiasm ego-based in others, but maybe it is not intentional, and it is just the way they are. And vice-vers...
by starting
Fri Dec 13, 2013 6:45 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Enthusiasm and ego
Replies: 31
Views: 2969

Re: Enthusiasm and ego

As soon as the ego gets involved it will identify with the feeling; "Oh, I like this", then it will crave more of this feeling. Aversion will occur when this feeling passes. Hi Fore, thank you! How can one identify this feeling before it passes :) ? If you think about things occurred in the past, y...