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

Awareness and Mindfulness

This week we are exploring some of the most important inner states. We are looking at awareness, consciousness and mindfulness. Intellectually understanding these experiences will help you with the practice. It makes it more accessible. Having said that, we have to learn to go beyond words and descriptions and practice well to directly realize what … Read more

Awareness, Consciousness and Mindfulness

Awareness and Mindfulness. This week I will clarify these two words and introduce the functions they point to. Mindfulness, consciousness and awareness are often confused or misunderstood. This initial misunderstanding blocks the gate that leads to efficient and smooth spiritual practice. Mindfulness Mindfulness is sometimes defined as “an ability to recollect”, “remembrance” or “knowing what … Read more

Headflix and Netflix – Awareness of Fabrication

This article is definitely for those meditators who do enjoy watching movies sometimes. I certainly do! Now, does that make me an inferior and downright unspiritual worlding? Probably! Should we all stop to entertain ourselves and move into a cave? Only if you are a spiritual Superman with Rainbow Ninja Powers – then you may … Read more

We Wish You A Happy New Now

Both Parn, me and the whole Phuket Meditation team wish you and your loved ones an amazing and happy New NOW 🙂 May you find happiness, peace and fulfillment and may you share it effortlessly with everybody through presence and kindness. Small Steps Everybody desires to be happy, comfortable and at peace. Nobody wants to … Read more

Attention as a Facet of Loving Kindness

Did you know that attention can be one of the greatest gifts you could offer either to yourself or others? In this short article I am going to explore the idea that we can offer our attention to living beings or inanimate things in order to nourish them. Offering Attention to Living Beings Listening to … Read more

Meditation Course 3: Silent Present Awareness

This is part three of our How to Meditate series in which I will explore the step of silent present moment awareness. If you haven’t done the first meditation exercise yet, you are building a house without a proper foundation. Please make sure to complete the previous techniques before you move on, that way you … Read more

Present Moment Awareness & Planning

There you are, on retreat. The birds are singing, everything is quiet, there’s no need to worry about schedules, appointments or meetings. You can feel the wind on your skin and fully dive into the bliss of present moment awareness. Isn’t it wonderful?Yes it is… …BUT “how can I do this when I will be … Read more