Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Does Pursuing our Desires really make us Happier? – 6 Better Ways to Follow your Bliss

Attachment to desire equals the root of all of mankind’s suffering, according to Buddhist teachings. But have you ever tried eliminating your desires? Probably not going to happen! And repressing desire isn’t the solution, either. Because we are all creatures of desire, ...
Love and Relationships, Personal development, Self-awareness, Spirituality

4 Hard-Hitting Truths about Infatuation that Everyone Needs to Understand

We’ve all at some time been held in the grips of infatuation, and/or of feeling very impressed with somebody. And infatuation is – by definition – an intense and short-lived experience. Nobody stays infatuated. Which is not to say that infatuation ...
Personal development, Productivity, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Secrets to Being Satisfied with Less – the Best Bits from the Minimalism Documentary

I heard many good things about the Minimalism documentary (full title: Minimalism: a Documentary about the Important Things, currently available on Netflix). So what is it all about? The documentary primarily follows the Minimalists themselves, Joshua Fields Millburn and Ryan Nicodemusthe, ...
Based on books, Personal development, Psychology, Self-awareness, Spirituality

3 Things You Might Need to Teach Yourself if You Had a Narcissistic Parent

In the interests of transparency (and avoiding a slap in the face), I do not have a narcissistic parent. But just like the rest of us, I have experienced narcissistic individuals. Plus, I know a woman that has a narcissistic ...
Based on books, Psychology, Recommended Books, Self-awareness, Spirituality

5 Energy Experiments that Prove Reality is Malleable

Ever done an energy experiment?  If no, you’re going to love this! Hopefully.  Energy experiments first appeared on my radar after I read Pam Grout’s New York Times bestselling book, E-squared. The book, which reads like a lab manual, presents simple experiments ...
Based on books, Longevity, Self-awareness, Spirituality

Why we need to Calm Down to Wake Up – the Nervousness/Awareness link

Nervousness has been described as the disease of our civilization. (By Paramahansa Yogananda in case you’re interested. In his rather thought-provoking book, Journey to Self-Realization).  Take a look around and you’ll see the great Yogi is right.  A lot of ...