Mental Maturity

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The Mindful Author

An author is also a marketer, a promoter, and a strategist. Of course an author is also intelligent and an innovator, but is there another tool that an author can add to his bag of tricks? Would a mindfully creative awareness be a very handy tool to add to an author’s already brimming tool [...]

Emotional Healing

The basis of Emotional Healing: Presence - by creating the ability to be more present you are letting go of the past and not projecting into the future. This takes time, and patience is needed. A good way to be present is to say a mantra as much as possible throughout the day. Here is [...]

Self Love – Love yourself and make a difference in the world.

Can we make a difference in the world as we grow in Self Love? In his recent newsletter, the CEO of Doctors Without Borders, stated that the biggest problem facing the growing humanitarian crisis we see happening in the world is not drought, famine, poverty or starvation, but conflict. The support and supplies that are [...]

When does suicide become a real option?

Why do people suicide? Last night I watched a documentary on suicide. It focused on the alarming, and increasing rate of male suicide. The question that kept popping up on the show was, “why is this happening and what can be done about it ?” The usual obvious answers, that most of us already know, [...]

The Good Guys vs The Bad Guys

In any given conflict who are the good guys and who are the bad guys? It seems that the bad guys think they are the good guys and when the bad guys do bad things the good guys think that the bad guys are just that, bad. Whether the conflict is on a national, international [...]

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 [...]