Wouldn’t it be great if you could change your habitual thinking and bad habits? You know, those moments when you know you shouldn’t do something, but you do it anyway.
The human mind is complex. With the help of neuroscientists, modern psychology is still trying to work out how the mind and consciousness works. But we don’t seem to be any closer to understanding than Sigmund Freud or Carl G. Jung.
Jung’s theories have largely been dismissed as pseudo-philosophy because of their mystical nature. He agreed with ancient wisdom that said there is only the one True Self. Until we discover that Truth, we have a split personality disorder.
There is a misconception about mindfulness meditation. It seems to have become a buzzword, and served with an unhealthy dollop of fantasy.
As a result, people try meditation, mindfulness or mindfulness meditation, and when it doesn’t do what the fantasy writers say it will do, they give up and dismiss it as nonsense.
So today, I’m going to explain exactly what you can expect from mindfulness/meditation and throw in a few tips along the way.
Edmund Jacobson was an American physician, psychiatrist and physiologist. In the early 1920’s, he began experimenting with ways to relieve anxiety by tensing and relaxing the muscles.
The results were published in his 1929 book, “Progressive Relaxation” which was subsequently edited for a mainstream audience and released under the title, “You Must Relax” in 1934. Continue reading Jacobson’s Progressive Muscle Relaxation Therapy
Today is the Lunar New Year in Vietnam. I would like to wish all my Vietnamese friends, and especially my girlfriend, Kim and her family, all the best for the coming year.
The ‘Tet’ New Year celebrates the first full moon of the New Year and celebrates the arrival of spring which brings with it new life. In Vietnam, Tet is based on the Lunar calendar devised by the ancient Chinese. Continue reading Tet New Year In Vietnam
The square is used symbolically in spiritual and esoteric artwork to represent attributes of the four.
In the many ancient writings, the four was expressed using nature; the four directions, the four winds, the four seasons, the four elements, the four evangelists and so on. Maybe you know some of your own. Continue reading What Is The Symbolic Meaning Of A Square?
Buddhists say a Buddha has 10 names. In essence, these names are actually attributes individuals need to adopt in order to be considered a Buddha – a perfectly balanced individual that is able to control your mind and emotions.