Category Archives: Psychology

Improve your Memory

A psychology professor gave us a challenging assignment in class. We were instructed to pay close attention as he recited random words (nouns) aloud. Once he stated 20 words in total, he asked us to raise our hand if we … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Self Development | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

What is your personality type?

How useful is it to attain a more thorough understanding of your personality? Here’s a link to an Enneagram test that may prove to be a colourful approach to better know thyself. It took me about 10 minutes to complete … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology | Tagged , , , | 2 Comments

Hell is a hard sell

Now that I’ve slept on it and received some feedback on yesterday’s blog (My Fascination with Hell) it appears that the defragmenting required to put this neurosis to bed is too complicated for me to keep it nice and tidy … Continue reading

Posted in Culture, Poetry, Psychology, Spirituality | Leave a comment

My Fascination with Hell

As a child my fascination with hell grew out of proportion. The idea of bad people being damned for eternity was terrifying! Not to mention that their souls were to be tortured forever in the lake of fire. I believe … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Religion | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

RETHINK YOUR BELIEFS

Clearing the mind through the sand castles of time. We may find ourselves waking up in the morning with negative thoughts. They could be about the mistakes we made at work or the unkindness of another or any number of … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Psychology, Self Development, Spirituality | Leave a comment

Everything is meaningless! Says the Philosopher

“Meaningless! Meaningless!” says the Philosopher. “Utterly meaningless! Everything is meaningless.” Now that was rather pessimistic yes? Yet these bitterly resounding words are ascribed to a king who is known for his unparalleled economic advancement and growth, not to mention his … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Psychology, Self Development, Story | Tagged , , | 1 Comment

LIFE (PLAY-DOH FOR THE MIND)

For your unique palate and edification, a cup of tea with a mild Neoplatonic flavour and a twist of Lila from the Vedic tree, no need for sweetener to take the edge off, it is best to contemplate this experience with … Continue reading

Posted in Fiction, Mysticism, Plotinus, Psychology, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mindfulness Meditation Exercise

One means to experience mindfulness is to turn your awareness back to the eternal moment by placing your focus and attention on your life force, the breath. In a sense mindfulness is like coming back up from the depth of … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Self Development, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Through the Eye of Eternity

Alan Watts – Through the Lens of Eternity A journey through the lens of Eternity Ideas & concepts that illuminate the mind Quotes by Alan Watts Selected & narrated by Jason Youngman Music – Accessing the Coma – By Altus … Continue reading

Posted in Philosophy, Psychology, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

Words Empower One To Be

Here is a list of empowering words & ideas that can be used to bring solace & invigoration to the mind. For the Contemplator these words possess a power or virtue conducive to raising ones resonance and vibrancy. Click here … Continue reading

Posted in Psychology, Self Development, Spirituality | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment