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Appreciating Being, Breathing and Awareness

Appreciating Being, Breathing and Awareness A Response, Interruption and Resolution of Depression According to the World Health Organization depression affects 300 million people globally*. I have grappled with the experience on many occasions including two in which it was prolonged, … Continue reading

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What Awake Brain Surgery and Seizures Taught Me

What Awake Brain Surgery and Seizures Taught Me About Mind-Body Symbiosis Once I left university, I was able to begin my studies. I was able to learn about what I wanted to learn in a way that suited. Two topics … Continue reading

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Being Grateful for Gratitude

Being Grateful for Gratitude A Virtuous Cycle You’re probably familiar with the term ‘vicious cycle’. These cycles can occur even when gentleness is intended. Here’s an example: we decide to be kinder in our self-dialogue and avoid being hypercritical when … Continue reading

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The Mind is a Wonderful Tool

The Mind is a Wonderful Tool Noticing We are the Noticing The thinking mind is a powerful tool. It can play an integral role in engineering magnificent buildings, solving complex problems, mastering multiple languages and writing and executing to-do lists. … Continue reading

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Doctors Know That They Don’t Know

Doctors Know That They Don’t Know They Repeatedly Told Me So Following a brain tumour diagnosis eight years ago, I had a few questions for the medical professionals: “How did the tumour form? What is its cause?” “How can it … Continue reading

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How to Realize What You Are, Live Longer and Be Happier

How to Realize What You Are, Live Longer and Be Happier Notice You Are The Noticing The thinking mind is a powerful tool. It can play an integral role in engineering magnificent buildings, solving complex problems, mastering multiple languages and … Continue reading

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How to be Grateful

​How to be Grateful A frequent question I get asked at talks and workshops is “How can I be grateful?”, or more specifically, “How do I actually feel grateful?” This is an important question, because gratitude is indeed a feeling. … Continue reading

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Paying Attention and Spending Time

​Paying Attention and Spending Time Time and attention: two priceless commodities. Each of us possesses a limited amount of each. Of course, it is not actually possible to “pay” attention nor “spend” time, notwithstanding the idioms borrowing from the language … Continue reading

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Transcending The Self – The Power of Gratitude

Transcending The Self – The Power of Gratitude “Being yourself is an ever-changing process that unfolds continuously. Learn how to honor and appreciate the unique aspects of your journey and recognize the common ground between you and everyone you meet.” … Continue reading

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Seven Billion Pathless Paths To Enlightenment

Seven Billion Pathless Paths To Enlightenment If we’ve been bitten by the curious yearning for Truth, for enlightenment, we can find ourselves irresistibly drawn to exploring how enlightenment should unfold for us. Perhaps we read about how a sage woke … Continue reading

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