Single change to overcome your ego

Ego is the physical embodiment of your consciousness as we discussed in the previous blog entry. It is born with you and dies with you. It is born with a single instinct – the survival instinct! But the ego does not know where the limits of that survival instinct are. What constitutes survival and what...

Where is my ego

Understanding the ego has been challenging man since time began (for the man anyway). Understanding it is not easy. Philosophers and psychologists have tried to do that and have written about it. How do you understand something that identifies with you and is a part of you? We are hard wired to look...

Understanding Greed

Greed has played a critical part in the evolution of the human species. Man, like other plants and animals, is hard wired for survival. Ambition, greed, desire and dreams serve as the main motivators behind our actions. And in the capitalistic society we live in, greed is encouraged. But when does greed...

Harness the Power of the Subconscious Mind

Understanding the subconscious mind has been the subject of many debates and many books have been written about it. Yet, it remains ever elusive. Our lack of direct control over the subconscious mind gives it an air of mystique. And we stumble through life, not realising or understanding how to harness the...

Forgiveness – The Road to Freedom

Forgiveness is not just about accepting an apology but about learning to move on and living a “resentment free” life. The concept is a simple one but by no means an easy one. Yet it holds within it the power to set you free. Resentment is like taking poison and hoping that the other person will...

Good intentions are not enough

Intention is considered to be the motivation behind any action. And good intentions are considered important for a positive outcome. On the other hand, the road to hell is paved with good intentions. So are intentions really enough to bring change to your life. What is an intention? Intention is more than a...

Mind over matter – the path to success

Anything is possible – provided you put your mind to it! Speak to anyone who works in a hospital and they will tell you all about mind over matter. The patient’s will to heal is far more important than any medicine that a doctor can prescribe. Speak to anyone successful in any field and they will...

Coincidence or hand of God

Have you ever felt lost in life and in that moment of darkness and insecurity, found a sign that leads you to your answer. We often say “life has a way of working itself out” or “when one door closes, another opens” and so on. Pointing therefore to a force that opens doors and...