Travel! Isn’t it great? Well…? Isn’t it? It is and it isn’t. It’s an incredible experience to travel from one place to another. More than that, when you move from one culture to another, it opens you up to new ways of living. Culture clashes and homesickness are little more than reality challenging your basic
Month: July 2018
Let’s not pull any punches. You could be doing many things right now. As soon as you finish reading this, you could exercise, study, cook a nutritious meal, work on a side business or spend quality time with a loved one. Or you could binge eat before firing up some porn. At every moment, you
Has anyone accused you of being selfish, self-centred or self-absorbed? These insults (and their cousins) hurtle around the human social sphere, spreading to touch every remote corner. Western cultures are less collectivist than most, yet doing your own thing will still attract criticism. These insults work because there’s a grain of truth to them. It’s
Self-hypnosis opens new avenues inside yourself. It puts you into a deep meditative state where you can dissolve emotions, sharpen skills and cast back your boundaries. You can rework your habits, create potent resources and transform your mental landscape. If someone else offered you this, you’d be wise to follow them. But you don’t have
I remember as a kid, a group of us got sick of all the nonsense that other kids were doing. The bullying, the gossiping, the cruelty that had no purpose… We wanted to end it. Or, at least, remove ourselves from the equation. It was a noble endeavour. I don’t remember whose idea it was.
Regularly indulging in self-hypnosis improves your life. And, like all things that transform you, there is no one outcome. If your finances improve thanks to self-hypnosis, so will your health. If you enjoy life more because of it, you’ll be more creative. And so on. In personal development, a rising tide really does lift all
Dating requires a certain something from you. It’s not good looks, since beautiful people can be shallow and plain people can be captivating. It’s not money because you can create amazing experiences with pocket change. Is it charisma? Kind of. But fear not – there’s a type of charisma that even timid, meek folk can
I’m not a parent, but I’ve always been interesting in what separates good ones from bad ones. There’s no one factor, of course. Love is important but you don’t have to look far to see that it’s not enough. Love expresses itself in so many ways. Some are healthy and others are not. What more
What’s the secret to amazing relationships? Why do some people adore spending time with you? What separates those folk who you can’t wait to see from those you wish you could avoid? In a relationship, emotions matter – maybe even more than anything else does. There’s a lot I could say about that, but Maya
I was reading somewhere that insects don’t have the ability to push themselves the way humans can. Compared to higher mammals, insects are simple and efficient machines. They already run near peak efficiency all the time. It’s a good thing we aren’t bugs. No matter how tapped out you feel, your well always runs deeper.