The Four Noble Truths and the End of Suffering

Buddha’s Wealth. Do our achievements give us the expected prized feelings that should perpetuate with successes, or do we have the empty after affect feeling of “well is that it then, whats next”? The wealth that Buddha left us with the Four Noble Truths will provide the answers whenever we feel empty in whatever we [...]

The Choice for Love

The Choice for Love. Choice is always our best teacher. Before a choice there is always a thought and this thought is influenced by what we absorb; whenever we choose we have a direct experience (our own personal growth guru). Direct or personal experiences become our own true and inspirational teacher and not something we [...]

The Conditions for Happiness

       Sometimes the situations we find ourselves in cause unhappiness, or do they? There was a situation I found myself in that seemed to cause me unhappiness, until I realised that it was my mind causing the unpleasant feeling. I simply then asked my mind a question, “What will make you happy”? The [...]

More Love, Less Stress.

  I have just made the choice of love, it changed my circumstances from one of dread and stress to one of freedom and joy. Love has such an attractive energy and it can change everything in our lives. Thoughts create our reality, they give us a perspective and emotions. Before a choice is made [...]

World Peace begins with Inner Peace.

Recently a wheel chair bound World War II veteran made this simple, yet beautiful statement, “What ever you can do for peace, do it”. This is my contribution to peace. Violence has many faces, it is not only the horrible acts committed by terrorists on others, it can also be the internal violence we commit [...]

Emotional Healing

There is a saying “heal yourself and you heal the world”. Emotions are a doorway into the healing potential of our mind, body and soul. They are a portal into our inner being and the unknown, and sometimes, untapped depths of the mind. An open mind is like an open book, if there is no [...]

Depression or Anxiety, what comes first ?

What comes first depression or anxiety? This is a question I asked my therapist when I was trying to come to terms with the confused feelings I was experiencing as I fell further into the melancholic state of depression. It was one of the many questions I wanted answers for to try to gain an [...]

The New Mind

Whether we perceive our life as the time from when we are conceived until the day we die, or a continuation of a previous life, or a heavenly soul that drifts from one body to the next in the search of a deeper meaning, or any of the many other perceptions that we hear of, [...]

Music’s Caress

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=c8eTWlNwPvI   Our senses are filled with an abundance of creative potential that can be accessed in the blink of an eye. But we only tap into these uplifting parts of our being in minimal ways. Our senses can rejuvenate and transform our state of mind to heighten our awareness both internally and [...]

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