restless peasant: life, changing :

on being mugged


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Born to be Mild

Does life seem too fast sometimes?


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Self Compassion

Nice introduction to this at Brainpickings.org here

More from the School of Life here


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can meditation change (improve) deeply ingrained personality traits?

Michael Mosley explores the latest science about how our personalities are created – and whether they can be changed.

Despite appearances, Mosley is a pessimist who constantly frets about the future. He wants to worry less and become more of an optimist.

He tries out two techniques to change this aspect of his personality – with surprising results.

And he travels to the frontiers of genetics and neuroscience to find out about the forces that shape all our personalities.

Available on iPlayer for 29 days here.


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Alan Watts – Why your life is not a journey

https://vimeo.com/176370337


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Somewhere to disappear


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