Repression

POSTED BY: Oliver Ross \ August 5, 2017

Repression

Surrender denotes non-resistance (page 98). It also denotes non-repression. The practice of contentment doesn’t involve the repression of our more, better, different thoughts. Quite the opposite. It gives us a direct experience of this kind of thinking such that we can increase our insight into its true nature. It occurrence also gives us an opportunity … Continue reading Repression

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Aversion

POSTED BY: Oliver Ross \ April 23, 2016

Aversion

Part of the “work to be done” in the practice of contentment is to deal with the aversive side of unappreciative more, better, different thinking. Instead of the side of this thinking that propels us to persistently pursue a plethora of more, better and different things, the aversive side deludes us into believing that avoidance … Continue reading Aversion

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Forgiveness: The Gift To Give Yourself

POSTED BY: Oliver Ross \ March 1, 2016
Forgiveness: The Gift To Give Yourself

Practitioners of contentment must learn how to forgive themselves for the occurrence of unappreciative more, better, different thinking (Chapter 13). After they acknowledge and surrender…

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