Blaming other people for the situation we’re in is probably something we all do from time to time. Some people, though, make this victim’s approach a habit. It becomes their mindset. Among those victims, there are people who go even further: they blame the dead. What does YAYOM have to say about that? Continue reading “Alice, victim of the dead”
Awareness can be cultivated in many ways. One strong exercise I practice is my daily gratefulness list. Continue reading “Say thank you – a gratefulness exercise”
In the Share and Inspire I uploaded last week on Facebook, I admitted feeling uncomfortable when having to ask a favor of someone. At the end of the video I promised a new video with the YAYOM ‘explication’ of this favor fear(which should have been ‘explanation’). Here it is: the ‘explication’. Continue reading “Favor Fear – sorry to bother you”
“Aren’t all people different?” This question was raised by one of the participants in the mindfulness training I am following once a week. The trainer had just said that different people have similar experiences, meaning that you are never really alone. Continue reading “Different people in similar situations”
Without even knowing it, my eldest son challenged YAYOM. All he needed for that, were 2 missing Lego bricks. Continue reading “YAYOM exposed by Lego”
“What about emotions?” This question was raised by a friend of mine when we were discussing YAYOM. While the Essentials tackle many aspects of being your own master, nothing is being said about emotions. Leaving out emotions of the Essentials was a deliberate choice. I will explain the reason in this post. Continue reading “Control your emotions”
The mantra that I used in the Essential about Awareness of thoughts has hidden layers that can be explored. Watch the video to learn how you can twist the mantra’s meaning by playing with the emphasis as you say it.
Don’t forget to share your discoveries and experiences. You can do that here or on Facebook.
You are free to do whatever you like in your life. There are no rules except for your own. There are no chains except for your own thoughts. You are the captain, a position you cannot resign from. That means freedom, to choose your destination and to create the path to it. Continue reading “Essentials #9 – You are free”
Awareness leads to acceptance. The distance created by self-observation softens the emotions that are attached to our experiences. Emotions are inevitable, but they can be observed in the same way as our thoughts and actions. Continue reading “Essentials #8 – Acceptance”