Tag Archive: Pema Chodron

I like Getting Unstuck

I credit Pema Chodron with saving my life. Over and over again. It is thanks to her humour and kindness and wisdom, that I am not a gibbering mess. Whenever the buzz of… Continue reading

I like Maitri

I learnt about maitri from Pema Chodron. maitri is “unconditional friendliness,” toward ourselves…. …it’s important to be clear about what maitri means and not to come away with a misunderstanding of maitri as… Continue reading

Kindness to myself

Since I decided to stop drinking alcohol, I have found my eating has gotten pretty disordered (for me). I’ve never been someone who eats a whole packet of biscuits or a tub of… Continue reading

Meeting the Edge

“Most of us do not take these situations as teachings. We automatically hate them. We run like crazy. We use all kinds of ways to escape — all addictions stem from this moment… Continue reading

Difficult Times

“Rather than letting our negativity get the better of us, we could acknowledge that right now we feel like a piece of shit and not be squeamish about taking a good look.” Pema… Continue reading

Pema Chodron

I just love Pema Chodron with all my heart: I know this blog is just full of attachment…. but I’m OK as I am. If you take some time to formally practice meditation,… Continue reading


Meditation practice isn’t about trying to throw ourselves away or become something better. It’s about befriending who we are already. Pema Chodron . …. the faith and the love and the hope are… Continue reading

Pema Chodron

“Life is glorious, but life is also wretched. It is both. Appreciating the gloriousness inspires us, encourages us, cheers us up, gives us a bigger perspective, energizes us. We feel connected. But if… Continue reading