I’m simply saying that there is a way to be sane. I’m saying that you can get rid of all this insanity created by the past in you. Just by being a simple witness of your thought processes.

It is simply sitting silently, witnessing the thoughts, passing before you. Just witnessing, not interfering not even judging, because the moment you judge you have lost the pure witness. The moment you say “this is good, this is bad,” you have already jumped onto the thought process.

It takes a little time to create a gap between the witness and the mind. Once the gap is there, you are in for a great surprise, that you are not the mind, that you are the witness, a watcher.

And this process of watching is the very alchemy of real religion. Because as you become more and more deeply rooted in witnessing, thoughts start disappearing. You are, but the mind is utterly empty.

That’s the moment of enlightenment. That is the moment that you become for the first time an unconditioned, sane, really free human being.

– Osho

In case you needed it right now,

I understand how you are feeling right now and care about you. I love you. I hope you feel better really soon. It’s okay to feel the way that you do. Please, listen to, and take care of yourself. Eat some good food, wash your hair, take your meds, have a self care night, finish your assignments early, try your hardest to stay self harm free, and go do something that makes you feel happy. If that means visiting a friend, or playing a sport, or even just ordering your favorite food. You deserve happiness. You deserve to feel better. Listen to me. If anyone makes you feel unhappy/uncomfortable/unsafe any reason, you have every right to walk away. Those people will only bring you down. They feel threatened by your sucesses and are only hurting you to make themselves feel better. Leave. Them. Please stay healthy and alive. I wish nothing but the best for you. If you needed a sign, anything, to keep you from making a bad choice, consider this it. I know it’s cheesy, but I do care about you and want you to feel better. Be safe, life is tough, but so are you, and I know you will make it out happy and alive. There is ALWAYS light at the end of the tunnel, and I believe you can make it. Just a little longer love, it will be all better in a little bit.❤

Seeing the world with all the unspoiled simplicity of a young child, you are free from concepts of beauty and ugliness, good and evil, and no longer fall prey to conflicting tendencies driven by desire or repulsion. Why trouble yourself about all the ups and downs of daily life, like a child who delights in building a sand castle but cries when it collapses? To get what they want and be rid of what they dislike, look how people throw themselves into torments, like moths plunging into the flame of a lamp! Would it not be better to put down your heavy burden of dreamlike obsessions once and for all?
—  Dilgo Khyentse Rinpoche
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A white man and an elderly Native man became pretty good friends, so the white guy decided to ask him: “What do you think about Indian mascots?

The Native elder responded: “Here’s what you’ve got to understand.

“When you look at black people, you see ghosts of all the slavery and the rapes and the hangings and the chains. When you look at Jews, you see ghosts of all those bodies piled up in death camps. And those ghosts keep you trying to do the right thing.

“But when you look at us you don’t see the ghosts of the little babies with their heads smashed in by rifle butts at the Big Hole, or the old folks dying by the side of the trail on the way to Oklahoma while their families cried and tried to make them comfortable, or the dead mothers at Wounded Knee or the little kids at Sand Creek who were shot for target practice. You don’t see any ghosts at all. Instead you see casinos and drunks and junk cars and shacks.

“Well, we see those ghosts. And they make our hearts sad and they hurt our little children. And when we try to say something, you tell us, ‘Get over it. This is America. Look at the American dream.’ But as long as you’re calling us Redskins and doing tomahawk chops, we can’t look at the American dream, because those things remind us that we are not real human beings to you.

“And when people aren’t humans, you can turn them into slaves or kill six million of them or shoot them down with Hotchkiss guns and throw them into mass graves at Wounded Knee.

“No, we’re not looking at the American dream. And why should we? We still haven’t woken up from the American nightmare”

~ Source Unknown
(I found this on fb and sharing here)

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Nobody sees anybody truly but all through the flaws of their own egos. That is the way we all see …each other in life. Vanity, fear, desire, competition - all such distortions within our own egos - condition our vision of those in relation to us. Add to those distortions to our own egos the corresponding distortions in the egos of others, and you see how cloudy the glass must become through which we look at each other. That’s how it is in all living relationships except when there is that rare case of two people who love intensely enough to burn through all those layers of opacity and see each other’s naked hearts.
—  Tennessee Williams

WE GOT SEAS ON OUR PLASTICS.

Did you know that wilds animals are affected by our lifestyle of excessive plastic consume?

Did you know that they are dying because of plastics?

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Did you know that soon (2050) we’ll have more plastics on the seas than animals?

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Did you hear about the islands made of plastic?

As you can see the plastics are an issue in too many ways. But today we’ll focus on microplastics.

Did you hear about them?

If you didn’t hear about them, “microplastics” are very small pieces of plastic that pollute the environment. Microplastics are not a specific kind of plastic, but rather any type of plastic fragment that is less than five millimetres in length according to the U.S. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

A study revealed that 3 of 4 mesopelagic fishes contained plastics in their stomachs.

Mesopelagic fishes are the principal source of food to tuna, dolphins, seals, swordfish, and sea birds amongst other animals.

This fact worries scientist because those fishes could transmit the microplastics all around the ocean and altern sea ecosystem.

Furthermore, these microplastics are invading our kitchen, if you like to enjoy a dish with shrimps, lobsters, clams or simply pour some salt in your food, you should know that up to 70℅ of that food contain microplastics.

Another study made by orb media shows that people consume an average of 14 microplastic each day.

However, we don’t really know how this ingest of microplastics could affect us, scientist keeps investigating if this consume could affect our hormones functions or harm our health in any way.

Meanwhile, the scientist made their investigations and researches about how harmful could be to our health, we recommend you to try to avoid eat it and avoid animals to eat it too. And get an approach to a zero waste lifestyle.

If you want to joint the zero waste lifestyle, here are some recommendations:

Use aluminium or glass bottle instead of buying water bottled.

Avoid plastic straws, cups, lighters and those products made of plastics containers to other alternatives.ie gel for solid soap.

Moreover, choose natural fibres like( wool or linen) instead of polyester because of these last one release microplastics when you wash it.

And if you have to buy a plastic item, you may try buying it second handed.

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Save our planet 🌏 ❤️