Sophia defines her experiences as having spiritual or philosophical meaning. Women in our times are still sometimes drawn to a Western cloister or an Eastern Ashram. But since people can experience divinity on their own, they will not automatically defer to hierarchy; they question dogma, and are aware of sexism.
Vipassana meditation is basically training the mind to watch sensations with awareness and with equanimity, not reacting to them. Gradually, one will feel calm and relaxed, and realize that sensations come and go. It is the nature of things that everything changes.
Ehhh. I suffered from clinical depression for many, many years. I know folks who are bipolar, I know folks diagnosed with anxiety, I know folks who have real OCD. SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileThe weather in eastern Canada has been nutso, to put it mildly. Buckets of snow have blanketed southeastern Ontario, with the Sarnia area getting the worst of it. As this site has been reporting all day, about 300 motorists were stranded on Highway 402, unable to circumvent the great gobs of the white stuff.The Toronto Star is reporting that one of those marooned travellers is British musician Tricky, whose tour bus was en route to a show in Chicago.
Oh no, you couldn’t be further off the mark. And indie shirt should either be truly unique, vintage, or just a plain solid color. No commercialized bull crap and no fake vintage. Today’s Greeks have conveniently forgotten their own imperial heritage: the Parthenon was built with money taken from other “Greek” states enslaved by Athens during the 5th century BC! Why not send the marbles to the cities of Western that were taxed to pay for them? The Elgin marbles are an easy target because the British are so obsessed with post imperial guilt. Forget it. Every country built its heritage on the conquest of others is no exception and should not be so hypocritical..
On 16 November, DSP/DPAD organized a side event at the COP22 in Marrakesh entitled Modelling Tools for Sustainable Development Policies: building national capacity to address the economic, social and environmental dimensions of development. The objective of the event was to present on going work on capacity development to inform national policies. Diana Alarcon introduced DESA’s vision of capacity development as a tool to strengthen countries’ capacity to estimate the inter linkages across development dimensions and the options countries have to improve policy impacts.