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Mind

Our Mind is not our brain. It is ethereal, untouchable, unseen. To understand it better we break it down into the Conscious and Subconscious, and how our mind works generally, that dictates the outcome of our lives.

The mind is not fixed and science has shown that is is plastic – it can change by using it correctly, by altering the way we think, what we think and using our imagination.

The Monastery of Varlaam, Meteora, Greece. Decision

Desire, Faith and Passion

Reading time: 5 minutes Desire, Faith and Passion Knowing where you’re going I recall two stories that describe desire. The first is about the monk that was pushed under the water and told that when he wanted something as bad as he wanted to breathe, then he would be on route to achieving his desire. The other is an […]

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A person walking on a pavement, with the word "stop" painted on it.

Are you limiting yourself?

Reading time: 3 minutes Are you limiting yourself? Where have you stopped? Can you recall a time when someone said to you not to do something because you might fail? What about the time that you were told that you weren’t good at something, so you didn’t really make an effort? Other people’s opinions can matter to us, especially […]

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A group of ballerinas dancing while raising both hands. Repetition

Repetition

Reading time: 5 minutes Repetition, Repetition, Repetition The Forming of Habits There’s an old saying that practice makes perfect. Constant practice and repetition of a movement is what a dancer does to improve their skill. The same as any other skilled individual in our world – a martial artist, a footballer, a metalsmith, a carpenter, a singer, a writer, […]

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A tandem free fall with the earth in view below them.

Faith, Belief and Prejudice

Reading time: 7 minutes Faith, Belief and Prejudice Why “How to’s” don’t work With all the “How to’s” you will find throughout the web, you’d think that the world would be full of happiness, wealth and fulfilment. But it’s not. It’s not that the direction given in those “how to’s” is not correct or useful, it’s more to do […]

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A man wearing a black T-shirt and a dark green wooly hat, standing in a field with long brown grass, with his arms outstretched to the sides and his head bent forward, facing away from us. Disbelief

Seeing is Believing

Reading time: 8 minutes Seeing is Believing The Art of Disbelief During my time in the army I had wondered how certain people got promoted as fast as they had. There were plenty of theories and opinions, but I wanted to know the truth behind it. I asked one of my seniors who told me there was a “secret” […]

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