For many of us, it can be difficult to accept the parts of ourselves that we do not like. We are often at war with ourselves, constantly fighting with the voices in our head. Maybe we struggle with the way we look, maybe we struggle with the way we act, maybe we struggle with the … Continue reading How to Accept Yourself Without Losing Yourself in the Process
The most common concern I hear from students is usually expressed in one of two ways. The first is, "I can’t meditate. I just can't." The second is a variation on the first theme, which is the idea that meditation is something you have to do every day for 30 minutes in a quiet room. Neither of these concerns are necessarily what they seem.
Meditation is not a one-time thing. It is a way of living and a way of learning how to be in the world. It is about learning how to observe our thoughts and feelings, how to avoid getting lost in them, and how to observe these ideas and emotions without judgement.
Living with intention means taking conscious actions that are in alignment with your deepest values and passions. It means walking through your world with a firm focus, a clear vision, and an unwavering gaze. It is about consciously choosing your thoughts and behaviours rather than allowing your thoughts and behaviours to be a product of … Continue reading How to Live Intentionally
Photo by Jatin Baghel on Pexels.com The term Psychosynthesis refers to a process of psychological and spiritual development that takes place at the conscious and unconscious levels of the human psyche. Psychosynthesis was developed by the Italian psychiatrist, philosopher, and esotericist Roberto Assagioli (1888-1974), who was influenced by the work of Sigmund Freud and Carl … Continue reading What is Psychosynthesis?
I’ve kept a daily journal for almost twenty years. It’s served many different purposes throughout the years, but has always offered me many benefits and has become a regular part of my daily ritual. In The Artist’s Way, Julia Cameron suggests to her readers to begin each morning by writing three pages of stream-of-consciousness writing in longhand form. The … Continue reading Journaling to Support Creativity