Tag Archive for: illusion

Near Enemies of Enlightenment

Seeing enlightenment as a series of discrete experiences, a lifelong practice, and an ongoing process can help us avoid the costly pitfalls of hubris and delusion.

Embracing Groundlessness

Through a dedicated mindfulness practice, we may find freedom in groundlessness - the ambiguity and uncertainty that is characteristic of all life.

Mindfulness of Self-Fulfilling Assumptions

Assumptions are one of the many mental habits that can cause us and those around us much suffering. A practice of mindfulness can clarify this, offering us a wider range of choices for wise responding.
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Mindfulness of Dissonance

In this post-fact era when uncertainty seems rampant, mindfulness can help us examine the dissonance that arises when evidence challenges our usual ways of thinking and being.

Mindfulness of Miswanting

One powerful benefit of a dedicated mindfulness practice is it can help us see through our problematic human habits and unconscious biases, including the miswanting that keeps us running ourselves ragged on a hedonic treadmill.

Becoming Disillusioned

Being mindful of the many illusions humans are susceptible to can preventing us from being caught up in delusion.

Waking Up to Our Ignorance

Mindfulness is an excellent antidote to ignorance because knowing what we don't know makes us wiser.