Have you ever been happy

Pursuit of happiness is rated as THE most important part of life. The only difference – the definition of happiness! Ask a hungry person their vision of happiness and they will tell you it is food. Ask a man standing out in the rain in a cold wintery night and his happiness is warmth and a roof over...

How to overcome addiction

Overcoming addictions requires some simple steps. I am not a psychologist and I have no medical degree but I have a wealth of experience in overcoming my own addictions – big and small! What is addiction Addiction is a repetitive behaviour marked by physical or psychological dependency. It is a part of...

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...

Different kinds of thoughts

Six different kinds of thoughts tend to preoccupy us. It is not till we understand these different kinds of thoughts that we can begin to conquer them and work on stilling the mind. photo credit: Eneas The mind is a fascinating thing. It only sleeps when you do and it’s job is to give your ego a...

Meditation – The Beginners Guide

Meditation is the process by which the practitioner learns to still the mind. Did you read that right – STILL THE MIND! I would call it one of the most challenging tasks you will undertake. Making pigs fly might seem like a walk in the park compared to this. photo credit: Mara ~earth...

Importance of setting a Goal

Would you go on a 250 mile journey without knowing where you were headed? Why then is it acceptable to go through life without a plan? You need a plan! And here are top reasons why you do. Reason 1 – It gives you direction and purpose. Ever watch a football game? The whole game is geared towards...

Kundalini Yoga – the beginners guide

Prologue You will get out of Kundalini what you put into it What is Kundalini Yoga One of the most powerful forms of yoga to put you in touch with your higher consciousness is Kundalini Yoga. Yoga is derived from the Sanskrit word “jugit”. It means to join. In this instance it means the union of mind,...

Happiness a state of mind

A theory goes that if you smile then you will start to feel cheerful. Then there is a theory that states that you can only feel like smile if you feel like smiling. I have often wondered if being happy is something that most people want. And if they really want it, what prevents them from getting to that...

Next Entries »