From a spiritual perspective, meditation practice helps you differentiate over time between what is essential and authentic about who you are versus how you have been conditioned by life experience to behave in certain ways. From a personal growth perspective, that same clarity of mind that you are cultivating in regular daily practice affects your […]
Present moment awareness is being present with your own consciousness, in the living moment called now. Not ‘a second ago’, or ‘in a second’. Now. You are alive, and you acknowledge that. You are breathing, and you acknowledge that. You are aware of yourself right now without the distraction of past and future thoughts or […]
According to newspaper ‘USA Today’ the average adult makes about 35,000 decisions each day, some are quick and some are painfully slow. It takes on average 45 minutes to make an important decision. But many people have conflicting feelings when making choices. Psychologists call this ambivalence. Often this state of ambivalence is caused by having to […]
A belief is something that is held by an individual to be true. Beliefs fuel our thoughts, interpretations, and actions. But what fuels our beliefs? Beneath all the layers of beliefs, lies a core belief. This core belief is a message that we interpreted from childhood experiences as our inherent worth.
Illusions of the Ego Prejudices of any kind imply that you are identified with the thinking mind. It means you don’t see the other human being anymore, but only your own concept of that human being. To reduce the aliveness of another human being to a concept is already a form of violence. Complaining and […]
It may seem perfect for a while, such as when you are in love, but invariably that apparent perfection gets disrupted as arguments, conflicts, dissatisfaction, and emotional or even physical violence occur with increasing frequency. It seems that most love relationships become love/hate relationships before long. Love can then turn into savage attack, feeling […]
In this film maverick music/film maestro Jamie Catto, the creative catalyst behind dance super group Faithless and the 1 Giant Leap films/albums – shares fun techniques and exercises for moving through creative blocks by daring to reveal your authentic self and vulnerability.
This article is part of a series. Read part 1 , part 2 and part 3 This article is also available in Italian. To classify psychological types, the Enneagram refers to nine basic emotional traits, which are usually associated with the Seven Deadly Sins of Christian doctrine, plus Deceit and Fear. Such an approach allows […]
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This article is part of a series. Read part 1 , part 2 and part 4. This article is also available in Italian and Spanish. The basic personality of an Enneatype can be deeply influenced by the contiguous types, defined as Wings. Analysing the roles that wings play allow to define more precisely the individual’s […]