1. Blog: How do I keep from absorbing other people’s negative energy?

    The problem you are experiencing is not that you are absorbing other people’s energy. It’s that you’re holding onto it as it passes through, concentrating it into your energy, and solidifying it with your own reactions.

  2. Blog: Are there ways to banish suffering from this world?

    According to Buddhism, at the very least, yes, suffering can be banished. But pain – pain can’t.

  3. Poem: eternal return : Her eyes watching where the leaves go / And she says "wait and see.”

  4. Poem: soledad del que no sabe nada : I like that you are far away / And that the rumors of my thoughts travel like light / From star to star on their way

  5. Poem: spooky action (at a distance) : if I wore a different pair of socks / on that random Tuesday

  6. Poem: so let me in : so let me in /and give me the furthest seat / from the stage

  7. Poem: live entertainment : i let her write her number on my napkin, / and promise we’ll go out dancing

  8. Poem: i want you to know one thing : I would rather stand and shine / in smoke and ashes.

Mila (Jacob Stetser)

Mila is a writer, photographer, poet & technologist.

He shares here his thoughts on Buddhism, living compassionately, social media, building community,
& anything else that interests him.

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