Effect of emotions on the brain

There is no doubt that emotions exert incredible amount of influence on your mind, body and soul. They direct your thinking, skewer your perspective and become the overriding influence in your life. Emotions are your strength and your weakness. They allow you to become intuitive and connect with people but a...

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...

Getting to know the dark side

Did you ever feel like you wanted to do something completely different to what you actually ended up doing? With all the right intentions and the will in the world, you could not stop the actions you took and were helpless to observe yourself destroy the things you treasure? Welcome to the dark side. There...

Break free of the labels

A man is known by the company he keeps they say. It sounds really simple but then perhaps it is. There is a simple law of attraction in play here. photo credit: Haags Uitburo Identifying with collectives We are attracted to and surround ourselves with people who reflect our views, mood or some other part...

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...