The worlds most misunderstood disease
No one is sure how long modern humans have lived on earth. Some suspect that it may have only be 200,000 years, and while we have survived, it’s debatable if we have actually evolved. We have figured out what it takes to survive physically and technically, but we have always been at odds about what it takes to survive intellectually
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Celebrated as a gift of life
There is no knowing when yoga really began. There is a solid history going back for 15,000 years but no one really knows about the people who lived before then let alone what they thought and how they lived.
What is clear is that yoga began either in India as we know it today or in very close proximity,
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The art of being genuine
If you were to ask a couple who have been married for many years what they know about their spouse, they may be able to list a few of their preferences, but if they are completely honest they will admit that they have no idea who this other person is yet they have worked out how to create an amicable
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Making square pegs for round holes
The pioneers of modern psychology arrived at their understanding of the human mind by studying sick people and human relationships within the spheres of basic survival and the power struggles that exist within conflicted societies.
Mind as we know it has no substance and the brain if you like is a repository of ideas and information. But there
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A foundational practise
Most people understand that activities go better with some planning and while some things that occur spontaneously can be brilliant, some can go horribly wrong.
Whatever we do, we want to be successful but sometimes the best planning and our most sincere actions don’t always result in success. But if we look at some of the people who meditate, they range from
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Fact or fiction?
There is no general consensus as to the reason we orgasm or any agreement as to what it actually does. We know that it floods the body with some feelgood chemicals and that it’s a deeper sexual experience which helps to facilitate social bonds.
There is some debate as to whether or not the male ejaculation counts as an orgasm or if
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Obstacles to healing
We exist within our physical body and it becomes a playground for working out some of our karma as we have experiences ranging from vibrant health to debilitating illnesses.
Most of us identify ourselves as our body and refer to our body as me, myself or I. Yet anyone familiar with any modern understanding of spirituality will recognise that the body is
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The world’s most ancient science
Yes, Yoga is the world’s oldest science with a history dating back at least 15,000 years. In the Christianised Western culture, people may think this is impossible, but through the discoveries of archaeology and the translation of ancient texts, this is completely verified.
As a science, yoga does not set out to define or capitalise on anything, rather it is
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The outside is a reflection of what is within
If you become fully meditative, you will be beyond karma
Some people want to understand the world, some people want power and control, some people want pleasure, some people want to be helpful and is much as people want all manner of things, they all want to be happy.
People with the will can shape
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An inward journey
There are a great many forms of mediation emanating from our spiritual traditions and it is widely recognised that meditation helps to:
calm the mind provide relaxation provide focus and meaning in life improve general health and even cure some medical conditions.
It is a challenge to define meditation, but simply put, when one is present with an undivided mind, meditation happens.
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