The mind exists in a state of “not enough” and so is always greedy for more. When you are identified with mind, you get bored and restless very easily. Boredom means the mind is hungry for more stimulus, more food for thought, and its hunger is not being satisfied.
The ego creates separation, and separation creates suffering. The ego is therefore clearly pathological. Apart from the obvious ones such as anger, hatred, and so on, there are other more subtle forms of negativity that are so common they are usually not recognized as such.
posted 24 April, 2015 (Wednesday, 13 August, 2014) - Eckhart Tolle
The pain-body awakens from its dormancy when it gets hungry, when it is time to replenish itself. Alternatively, it may get triggered by an event at any time. The pain- body that is ready to feed can use the most insignificant event as a trigger, something somebody says or does, or even a thought.
The beginning of freedom is the realization that you are not the possessing entity — the thinker. Knowing this enables you to observe the entity. The moment you start watching the thinker, a higher level of consciousness becomes activated.
We're here to find that dimension within ourselves that is deeper than thought. This teaching isn't based on knowledge, on new interesting facts, new information. The world is full of that already. You can push any button on the many devices you have and get information. You're drowning in information.
Hello dear readers! I hope this finds you well. I have noticed in various metaphysical, holistic and new-age articles that the terms “evil ones” and “dark energies” are being used and thrown around quite a bit. This is troublesome for several reasons. Firstly, what does evil love more than anything? FEAR. Naming evil or dark energy gives it more reality, not less.