Desire is the cause of all human suffering …OK, so now what?

The Buddha says desire is the root cause of all human suffering. So how do I deal with DESIRE, the cause of all my emotional pain? I see that the majority of Western society is dealing with the issue by trying to fulfil all our earthly material desires with money, sex and power. However, without consciousness, we can get lost in this materialistic playground and lose connection to why we wanted all these things in…

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Why Celebrating Sexuality isn’t So Weird

2 years ago, sitting around a campfire at Dance Camp East, a new friend told me he was going to spend 2 weeks at a Sexuality Festival. What’s that? I nodded and smiled, but inside I was baffled. Why would people need to go and celebrate sexuality in such an overt way? I just didn’t get it. The flow of life The banner for the Sexuality Gathering Roll on 2 years and I’ve just spent…

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Feeling Good about Yourself? The Keys to Healthy Self-Esteem

It’s easy to think that with today’s technology, we are all more connected to each other than ever before. But the reality is, isolation, low self-worth and rocketing levels of depression have become an ongoing feature of our landscape all over the world. In this blog post, I talk to Navajata, one of the experienced workshop leaders at Osho Leela, about why isolation and low self-esteem are such big problems and what we can do…

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Could Your Breakup Be the Best Thing that Ever Happened to You?

It probably doesn’t feel like it right now. That sinking feeling as you scroll through Facebook and see your ex-partner happy on a sunny holiday with their new love. The dread in your gut when you wake up to face another day of dealing with divorce fallout – the financial nightmare, the child custody battles. The emptiness in your heart when you face a bleak evening alone, missing your partner’s warmth and love. Surviving the…

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