Naming and embracing your life's contradictory truths and authentic paradoxes is essential to creating an inspired and effective life. Humans are inescapable storytellers, and we can hold many conflicting and contradictory stories at the same time. The elasticity of the human mind and heart is not only capable of this but seems to welcome the chance.
By embracing our life's contradictions we can understand how to work with them and find clarity, balance, and meaning within the context of our particular circumstances. By embracing the paradoxes of our lives we can become more present and fully alive for each moment in our lives in ways that allow us to actually feel and be more alive in every moment.
During this day we will enter and practice with five core paradoxes or truths, that are embedded in our daily lives:
- Know yourself, forget yourself
- Be confident, question everything
- Fight for change, accept what is
- Embrace emotion, embody equanimity
- Benefit others, benefit yourself
These paradoxes are meant to be practiced, not merely understood or studied. Through practice we can learn to clarity and shift our habits so that we are more accepting and more successful in our everyday lives.
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Online Registration for this event is available until 12 noon one business day before the event. If you can't attend, see our Cancellation Policy.
Even if you have been to Spirit Rock before, please review information about What to Bring to a Daylong. This link has useful information about what to wear, what to bring, how to get here, and more.
No one will be turned away for lack of funds. Limited Volunteer/Work Exchange opportunities, as well as scholarships, may be available for this program. If interested, please contact the Volunteer Coordinator at email@example.com or (415) 488-0164 x224.