Buddhism In Everyday Life

This section I will gradually add posts of Buddhism perspectives attainable in everyday life.

“This is my simple religion.

There is no need for temples, no need for complicated philosophy.

Our own brain, our own heart is our temple;

the philosophy is kindness.”

– Dalai Lama

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Ego

The ego is a strange thing. It can create such confidence, yet be the root of most destruction & suffering. I don’t believe it’s possible to completely rid the ego, especially in this day and age. Social media & the internet are completely constructed around it, humans have more confidence than ever before. Now, I wouldn’t classify … Continue reading Ego

The Doors to Liberation

emptiness signlessness aimlessness Buddhism has intrigued me ever since I dove deep into my consciousness & treasured  my well-being. I’ve never been an extremist for any particular religion, I just kept an open mind and let the big afterlife questions remain unanswered. My way of living was through my parents – be kind, be respectful, work hard. … Continue reading The Doors to Liberation

Habit Energies

I have a book that I’ve been reading off & on, whenever I feel intrigued, about Buddhism. Underlining quotes, making notes, bending pages to look back on later. Their views and ways of thinking are very similar to mine, I like to think of it more as a way of living, than religion. I reread something … Continue reading Habit Energies

Happiness & Mindfulness

I believe we all get into these ‘funks’. From time to time, I get into these weird moods where I’m sad/not happy for no apparent reason at all. Nothing dramatic has happened, my mind just took a turn in the wrong direction. They’re kind of hard to get out of but I’m getting better recognizing … Continue reading Happiness & Mindfulness