The Power of Personal Guidance

Personal guidance such as mentoring, coaching, counseling or consulting is, without a doubt, one of the most powerful tools for self improvement I know. When I was still living in the monastery, we learned about four ways of progressing on the spiritual path. The first one is the slowest one. It’s the path of trying … Read more

Mindtraining and Meditation Benefits

The mind has always fascinated me. When I was 18 years old I decided to enter a Tibetan Buddhist monastery. I wanted to find out more about the workings of my inner world. I could never have imagined the journey that I was about to embark on. Now, 18 years later, it’s time to share … Read more

Dharana Coaching and Counseling

You might be wondering what “Dharana Coaching & Counseling” is. In this article I will explain the system, break down the structure and show you how it all works. This unique technology of coaching and mentoring has grown out of my work with our guests and clients over the past 10 years. The challenge of … Read more

People Pleasing and Self Esteem

People Pleasing and Self Esteem issues pervade our modern societies. Many people are unsure of who they are supposed to be. All of us are trying to get love and attention by using the methods that have apparently worked in our past. However, very often we fail to see the downfalls of our habitual pathways. … Read more

People Pleasing and the Fear of Rejection

In this weeks blog I will discuss a topic that is very close to my heart. My own psychological make-up has a lot of elements rooted in people pleasing patterns. These mental habits sometimes give me a hard time relating to myself and others with authenticity. As a people-pleaser I feel that I have to … Read more

Suffering and Happiness

This week I reflect on Happiness and Suffering. What is it that connects these two forces. Can they be separated? Do they work in a linear way? Lot’s of questions – so let’s stop scratching our heads and dive into this fascinating topic head-on.