Category: Mind

Deciphering Our Dreams

The dream state takes us beyond ego and into the unknown depths of our multidimensionality’s spiritual and mystical worlds. Early civilizations believed dreams held certain prophetic powers and considered dreaming a medium between our earthly world and that of the gods believing the dream world to be an invisible world that influences our daily lives. Native… Read More →

Desiring Change

For most of us, a desire for change is something we seek in our external environment and tends to relate to a new job, a career move, new relationships or a house move, maybe even a change of countries. But it can also connect to our internal environment and mean a new mindset, new beliefs… Read More →

Food For Thought

A thought without intense emotion and feeling has no real power to engage our neural pathways effectively. It’s through the intensity of emotion and reliving the thoughts and feelings that makes an experience a well-remembered habit. Intense emotions trigger the ‘wiring and firing’ in the brain, resulting in a deeper neural connection. It’s this intensity… Read More →

Choose To Be Optimistic, It Feels Better

Optimists have a positive view of the future. Neuroscience and psychology tell us when we expect positive outcomes, we’re more likely to get them. Equally, when we expect adverse outcomes that’s also what we’re likely to get. An optimist believes they have the power to make a situation better. They tend to think that when… Read More →

How To Identify Your Personal Values

Values are personal. What’s of great importance to one person may be of no significance to another. My friend’s daughter is an early riser. She naturally wakes at 5.30 every morning and has done since childhood. She loves to sit in the kitchen in the mornings and watch the sunrise. That’s when she does her… Read More →

Trust

At my last hair appointment, a lady came into the salon with an extra-large suitcase and asked if she could use the toilet facilities, explaining that the lift was broken at the train station and she was unable to access the platform where the toilets were located. As she was unable to carry her heavy… Read More →

Self-reflection

The famous quote ‘as within; so without,’ indicates that whatever chaos we see in the world around us is really only a reflection of the turmoil within us. Ancient spiritual practices, therefore, encourage us to look inwards and face our demons in the understanding that, only then, will we find peace in the world around… Read More →

Stress and the 90-Second Rule

According to neuroanatomist, Dr. Jill Bolte Taylor ‘you can change the course of your reaction to stress in just 90-seconds.’  In a concept, termed as the ‘90-second rule’, Dr. Jill suggests that when we’re faced with any stressful experience in life, we should learn to observe the surrounding emotions for a full 90-seconds. She suggests… Read More →