I often do standing meditation with the people in my retreats. I’ve written and recorded an essay about what I call ‘Just Standing’. You can download it for free!
"Obviously I’m being dramatic, but dramatic is the new rational, and the new dramatic is likely WW3."
De appel die ik ervaar, is echt, net zoals de appel die jij ervaart. We kunnen bovendien consensus hebben over de appel. Maar – en dit is de ultieme implicatie van de kwantumfysica – het betekent dat er geen objectieve appel out there is.
As I am writing this, I'm lying on the floor of a sun beaten Dutch monastery's attic, August-hot, all fans on. Around me sit about six writers I just danced with. Equally sweat-drenched, they're pouring what's left of them on paper. It's a jaw-clenchingly beautiful thing, the mix of sweat and words and bodies and minds.
I know a cure for sadness:/ /Let your hands touch something that /makes your eyes /smile.
Even though I love writing, there is a language I love more, and that is music: the most direct, ancient and universal way of telling a story. Like most of us, I’ve been listening to music all my life.The playlist that awaits you is like Spring itself; bursting with surprise. Enjoy, don’t forget to dance right in the middle of your Age of Everything.
Sometimes, there’s a poem that skips your brain and enters right into your bloodstream. Before getting it, it gets you. It becomes part of your cells and organs. You instantly forget how on earth you managed your life b.P. -before Poem.
I have a thing for habits, Which probably got accelerated by my studies in anthropology, and certainly by the lack of understanding of why I do the things I do. Human behavior, which is largely [...]