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...

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...

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...

Darwin theory and the soul

Watched the BBC2 last night and the Andrew Marr documentary on the Darwin theory. Great stuff! Straight after which I saw the program on Abba and the secret past of Frieda. I found both programs quite fascinating. I have grown up thinking we evolved from the apes so any thought contradicting that to me is...

What is a prayer

I have pondered over this for a very long time. If God is not someone sitting on a throne creating the world then who is he. The answer in the recent months has come to me as universal consciousness of which we are a part. Read the blog on the 16th of this month. Using that theory, the a prayer can be a...

Conversation with yourself

I found this really amusing. Listening to Eckhart Tolle on the Oprah Winfrey show, I heard him talk about how we have conversations with ourself. How we refer to ourselves as second person. For example, I might ask myself “what are you going to do about it”. It is almost like there is me but...