Category Archives: Psychology

What’s Real?

“The intuitive mind is a sacred gift and the rational mind is a faithful servant.” – Albert Einstein We are taught from an early age what our parents, teachers, religion and/or society believe is real. As we age we may … Continue reading

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Challenges

“Life always gives you what you need.” – Eckhart Tolle We all have our comfort zone. You know that place where life seems to rock along. You are comfortable, happy, contented and maybe every now and again wonder if there’s … Continue reading

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Exquisite Paradox

“The most exquisite paradox . . . as soon as you give it all up, you can have it all. As long as you want power, you can’t have it. The minute you don’t want power, you’ll have more than … Continue reading

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Beginner’s Mind

“In the beginner’s mind there are many possibilities, in the expert’s mind there are few.” – Suzuki When we are in a state of not knowing what to do or what will happen, it can be scary. Easy to get … Continue reading

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The Eternal Now

“Time isn’t precious at all, because it is an illusion. What you perceive as precious is not time but the one point that is out of time: the Now. That is precious indeed. The more you are focused on time … Continue reading

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Imagination Is Our Reality

“With our thoughts we make the world.” – Buddha Did you ever stop to ask yourself where your thought was before you thought it? Or, where it went once you stopped being aware of it? Is there a difference between … Continue reading

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Creating Myself

“Life isn’t about finding yourself. Life is about creating yourself.” – George Bernard Shaw So, how do I go about creating myself? Sounds like great advice. I remember back in my working years, I was pretty much on auto pilot, … Continue reading

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Suffering

“And here is where we come to suffering, because what suffering tells you is where the mind is clinging. “Now, I am talking about your suffering. I am not talking about somebody else’s suffering. Let’s just deal with us. For … Continue reading

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To Everything There Is a Season

Remember the song made popular by the Byrds – Turn, Turn, Turn. It was written by Pete Seeger in the late 1950s. The Byrds recorded it in 1965. You can hear a version of it on YouTube here. The lyrics, … Continue reading

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Cycles

The planets’ cycles coincide with our natural human cycles. When we reach our teenage years we naturally begin to formulate our own beliefs and ideas about life – the beginning of becoming independent thinkers. Some of us rebel against our … Continue reading

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