It’s a fact. Human beings like habits. We do things, repeatedly—every day, over and over again. We’re used to it. It makes us feel good; it gives us a sense of comfort and control. We have hundreds of habits that help us get through the day that bring a kind of structure into our lives. […]
Have you had these experiences? You arrive at a certain place and can’t remember anything about how you got there. Someone is talking to you and at the same time you are completely somewhere else making to-do lists in your head. You’ve eaten a full package of cookies and you only realize this when there’s […]
A Healer Prayer from Course in Miracles (when you are unsure what to do): “I am here only to be truly helpful, I am here to represent the Source that sent me, I do not have to worry about what to say or what to do, because Source who sent me will direct me. I […]
The mind is the place of logic and reason and it gives you the ability to collect, organize and store information. When it’s time to make a decision, your mind parses all your past experiences and tells you what to do to be safe. While this can be a good thing is some situations it […]
Natalia Maximets is a psych blogger. Her piece describes the dark side of psychiatry or rather the pharmaceutical companies that fuel it. She argues that such businesses put profits before people and that consuming their products is often dangerous. She also notes that psychiatrists don’t cure mental disorders.
“The Future enters into us, in order to transform itself in us, long before it happens.” I read the above beautiful quote recently in the foreword of a book by Rainier Maria Rilke. It got me contemplating. I concluded that it is utterly true that my future enters me long before it transforms into my present […]
Daniel Lally, who found connections between ancient mythology, astrology and tai chi in order to heal himself, offers some insights as to how you can repair yourself by re-membering disjointed parts of your self.
Most nights in the winter of 1999, after teaching a tai chi or yoga class, I’d lean against the rail on the porch of my old log cabin and watch Orion drift across the southern sky of Kentucky, and I’d look for the constellations that I knew, breathing in the cool night air. One such […]