What is Resilience?

With all the chaos and uncertainty in the world today, a lot of people are talking about resilience. So what is resilience? Resilience is the ability to bounce back from adversity, adapt to challenging situations, and maintain mental well-being in the face of stress or hardship. It involves developing a set of skills, attitudes, and […]

How to Take Charge of Your Health

  I’ve been talking a lot about health and healing in my last few articles. I’ve discussed how dysfunctional our global healthcare systems are and how they miss the mark. The question then arises, how does one take care of their health? This can be a daunting task, however, with some guidance, you can become […]

What is Healing?

I hope you are having a wonderful day! I wanted to reach out as I emerge from a period of deep introspection and contemplation. I have been going through my own healing process which got me asking the question above, what is healing? We all know that healthcare systems in many parts of the world, […]

The Illusion of Time

  We are almost at the end of another year and it seems like it just began. Does it not seem that time is passing us by faster and faster every year? I often hear people asking themselves where did the time go? The reason that we lose track of time is because we are […]

What Is Freedom, Really?

In the next few articles, I’m going to be exploring this question in a lot of detail but before we can enter a discussion about freedom, we need to define what we are talking about. People have various notions of freedom and often define it based based on their individual needs and concerns. The many […]

The Global Dark Night

  What is the global dark night? In last week’s article I discussed the individual dark night of the soul, which usually occurs as a a result of unresolved trauma and the ensuing pain and suffering which, eventually, becomes unbearable and forces the individual to look deep within and purge themselves of all their inner […]

What is the Dark Night of the Soul?

  Everyone, no matter how happy or successful they are, eventually hits a wall. This happens when they become derailed by pain and suffering, which usually arises from unresolved issues from the past, namely trauma. Trauma takes many forms and does not have to be physical and sexual abuse but can also take the form […]

Engaging in Shadow Work

In my last article, I introduced the concept of shadow work and how it is necessary in order to deal with the effects of trauma. I discussed how most of us suffer from the effects of early life trauma, which does not have to be major such as abuse or emotional neglect but could also […]

How to Realize Your True Nature

In last week’s article, I discussed why our world is in chaos. The reason for this is that most of humanity is too focused on their external circumstances and world than their inner world. It is our inner world, beyond thoughts, emotions and our personal stories, that needs to be revealed and cultivated in order […]

Why is Our World in Chaos?

Does it seem like our world is slipping deeper into chaos? Pandemics, wars, climate change, inflation, political turmoil are just some of the topics that have filled news headlines lately. However, it is not just global chaos but individual turmoil and uncertainty as people struggle with chronic diseases, which are on the rise globally, strained […]

Redefining Impossible

Have you ever considered setting a goal and then talked yourself out of it because you did not think it was achievable? How about working towards something that seems impossible? Let me illustrate this through a recent experience. I have a friend, who is heavily into cycling and he got me into it last year. I was […]

Why You Need to Stay Curious

  Do you remember when you were a child? Do you remember endless days exploring the woods near your home or biking beyond your neighbourhood? Do you remember trying a new sport or opening a new toy that you got for your birthday? This was the time in our lives when we are infinitely curious […]

The Key to Transformation

Most people, at some point in life journey, seek to change something about themselves. This can be in any aspect of their lives including their health and fitness, their relationships, their finances and their careers. The fact is that change is very difficult, especially when it involves creating new habits, something I have discussed in other articles. Changing your […]

The Truth About Uncertainty

  Does it seem like there is more uncertainty in the world than before? Pandemics, wars, political corruption, climate change, inflation, and that is just scratching the surface. The truth is that uncertainty has always been our companion from the time of the Crusades right up to the recent World Wars. Even in recent decades, the […]

The Art of Questioning

What is the single most important thing you can do to dramatically improve the quality of your life? It is exactly what I just did. Ask questions. There is a saying that the quality of your life is directly proportional to the quality of the questions that you ask. This is why you should, not only […]

Why Are We Drawn to Fame?

Why are we so mesmerized by fame? Not a day goes by that we don’t hear some story about a famous actor, musician, athlete or politician that sucks us in with full attention. It does not matter what the story is and it could be as irrelevant as something they were wearing but we still get drawn […]

How to Crush Any Worry

Does it seem like more people are worrying about more things most of the time? We’ve survived the COVID 19 pandemic, there is war raging Ukraine, not to mention the ongoing war in Syria, climate change is accelerating and we’re in the midst of economic uncertainty and inflation. People are also dealing with issues on […]

How Do Your Define Success?

Everyone is seeking something whether it is better health and fitness, a more loving relationship, financial independence, a meaningful career, to name a few. It is important to have goals because, without them, you will stagnate. The problem arises when we compare ourselves to others. You see, we tend to measure ourselves by those around us who […]

How to Optimize Your Time

    There is never enough time. This is a common theme I hear from people everywhere. There is so much that needs to be done and so little time to do it that most people become lost in the quagmire of mundane tasks and do not move the needle on accomplishing what really matters. […]

How to Redefine Yourself

How does one redefine themselves? As we emerge from the chaos of the pandemic and how tumultuous it has been on our lives, many people are questioning themselves and their priorities. They are reexamining their careers and whether they want to spend the rest of their lives doing what they have been doing. They are […]

The Importance of Sleep to Stress

I’ve been discussing ways to manage stress in the last few articles and today I’d like to discuss one of the most important factors in mitigating our stress, which is our sleep. Sleep is the most important aspect of maintaining your overall health and is vital to managing stress as most people, easily, spend one third of their life […]

Navigating Change

Change can be intimidating and daunting. A lot has changed on a global scale over the last two years through the pandemic including how we work, how we interact with teach other, how we do business. Much has changed in people’s personal lives as well with relationships being strained and challenged, people being laid off […]

Dealing with Fear and Anxiety

Many of you are dealing with a lot of fear and anxiety. Much of this is related to chronic health issues, financial issues, concerns about your children’s future and the general state of the world with the ongoing COVID 19 pandemic, the war in Ukraine and climate change, to name a few of the issues plaguing humanity. It is easy […]

Flow and Your Life Story

I hope you’re all enjoying this journey to entering the flow. I’m going to continue this theme around the topic of your life story. Everybody has a life story and it is the sum of your past experiences that have brought you to this point in your life, regardless of where you are now. We all have happy moments in […]

Flow and Emotions Part 2

This is the second part of an article series on flow and emotions. In last week’s article. In last week’s article I introduced the concept of emotions and how they are the way we communicate with our Higher Self. In this sense, emotions are a sort of language and do not represent reality itself. Let’s […]

Flow and Emotions Part 1

  I hope you are enjoying this new series of articles on entering the flow. We’ve already discussed the subconscious mind, our thinking and our beliefs and how we can use these to enter the flow. Now let’s enter the realm of emotions. Emotions are complex entities to define. Essentially, they are the language of the soul and […]

Thoughts are not Reality

In the last few articles, I’ve started discussing the power of thought and how we can use it to enter the flow. In the last article, I specifically discussed how to eliminate limiting beliefs and how to reframe them into empowering beliefs, which is an important skill if we want to live happy, healthy and […]

How to Eliminate Limiting Beliefs

  In the last few articles I’ve started talking about the concept of flow, and I introduced the concept of thought and how most of our thoughts are negative and programmed in our subconscious mind from early childhood. One of the ways in which negative thoughts manifest are in the form of limiting beliefs. A limiting belief […]

Enter the Flow: The Power of Thought

I’d like to introduce you to the first step to entering the flow, which is your thoughts. Our thoughts originate from our minds but few people understand the inner workings of their mind. The fact of the matter is that we have anywhere from 50 to 70 thousand thoughts a day, most of which are negative. Just remember […]

What is the Flow?

In my last article I introduced the concept of flow so you’re probably wondering what do I mean by being in the flow? The flow is a state of complete inner harmony and synchronicity with your external environment and the outer world. It is a state that professional athletes often refer to as being in […]

A New Direction

You’re probably wondering why you have not heard from me as frequently. It’s because I’ve been doing a lot of soul searching. I’ve shared in previous posts that the last year has been one of the most challenging in my life with many personal and professional challenges, all in the background of a global pandemic. This has forced […]

What Do I Choose to Focus on in 2022?

I’ve been thinking a lot about the last year and how difficult it has been for many people, including myself, through the challenges of the pandemic. I do not need to mention them here because many of you have experienced them and I’ve discussed them in previous articles. As we were drawing close to the […]

Welcoming in the New Year!

I would officially like to wish you a glorious new year! I know that you have not received many messages from me lately but it is because I’ve been reflecting on 2021. It has been a challenging year for many people with the ongoing pandemic, which is now into its fourth wave in many countries. I […]

Do You Suffer from Limiting Beliefs?

Do you suffer from a pattern of recurrent challenges or negative thinking in one area of your life? Then you may be suffering from limiting beliefs. What is a limiting belief? This is a belief that keeps you from reaching your highest potential and can affect any area of your life including your health, your relationships, your finances, your […]

How to Raise Your Vibrational Frequency

In my last article, I discussed the concept of vibrational frequency and how all living and non-living entities have the illusion of solidity. We are all made of subatomic particles, which are just energy vibrating at a certain frequency. I introduced the concept of raising our vibrational frequency and now I will discuss how to practically do this. There are many ways to raise […]

What is Your Vibrational Frequency?

This may seem like a strange question to ask as we attribute vibrational frequency to sound and light waves. However, you need to realize that everything in the universe vibrates at a certain frequency. In the physical world, that we inhabit, everything seems solid and structured. However, this is simply an illusion. If you break down all […]

The First Step Towards Freedom

In last week’s blog I discussed how you can start moving towards freedom by scrutinizing the areas of your life, where you feel trapped, and doing an inventory of why you feel the way and what you can do about it in the moment. Now, we are going to get down to doing something about attaining freedom. […]

Moving Towards Freedom

In last week’s article I discussed the issue of freedom and how most of us lack it in one way or another. Many of us are stuck in jobs we hate, relationships or friendships, which no longer serve us or a geographic location we did not choose, to name a few. These situations do not arise by […]

What Is Freedom?

What truly is freedom? This is a question I have been asking myself lately. You see, we are born into a state of freedom. If you look into the eyes of a newborn baby, all you see is love, joy and pure freedom. As that child grows up in this world, they are influenced by the world around them, including […]

Reframing Your Problems

Let’s face it. Life is full of problems. Not a day goes by that we don’t have to deal with issues in our lives, whether they are minor or major. These problems can involve our health, our relationships, our finances and our careers or professional lives. They may even lie outside the realm of these categories. The […]

Every Moment is a Death

There has been a lot of talk about death lately, through the COVID 19 pandemic. You cannot turn on any news channel without seeing the numbers of the COVID 19 death rates flashing across the screen. However, we all know that death is not limited to COVID 19 and it will, eventually claim all of […]

Reframing Your Problems

Let’s face it. Life is full of problems. Not a day goes by that we don’t have to deal with issues in our lives, whether they are minor or major. These problems can involve our health, our relationships, our finances and our careers or professional lives. They may even lie outside the realm of these categories. The […]

The New Pandemic

As we slowly emerge from the COVID 19 pandemic, there is cautious optimism, as we are seeing a resurgence of this in various parts of the world. However, I want to discuss another pandemic that has always been there but has become more apparent through the last 18 months. This is the pandemic of loneliness. Loneliness […]

What Is Your New Normal ?

As the world emerges from the ravages of the pandemic, we keep hearing about the new normal. What is the new normal? Are we going to continue to work from home? Will there continue to be limits on groups of people in public places? How will the education system evolve and adapt to a rapidly […]

Accept What Is

This week I had a valuable lesson in acceptance. I had a home emergency in which there was severe water damage done to at least six rooms and the the garage. My insurance had emergency crews out the same day to set up blowers and dryers and to remove damaged dry wall. Needless to say, my home […]

You Are Not the Movie

One of the great joys of life is going to see a movie, something that has been taken away from us during the pandemic. It is enjoyable to spend time with family and friends and sit in a big screen theater and watch an entertaining story unfold in front of you. There are all sorts of movie genres including mystery, adventure, romance, comedy […]

Emerging from my Own Darkness

You may have noticed that this past week I did not send out an article to you all, who are on my email list. This is because I’ve been going through a dark time. I cannot identify what triggered this but I have been having flashbacks and memories of what I perceive as mistakes and regrets […]

How do you measure spiritual growth?

This is a question that I’ve been asked and have been asking for a long time. There are many goals that we strive for in our lives that have measurable endpoints such as weight loss, getting out of debt and financial freedom. However, what is our measure for something as nebulous as spiritual growth? Many of […]

Why Are We Complacent in a World Gone Mad?

In the last few weeks I’ve been discussing the issue of evil in the world, which, manifests as all the chaos we see around us in all areas of society. I’ve also introduced the idea that most people are complacent, which perpetuates this turmoil. Complacency is rooted in either ignorance or denial and, regardless of which it is, each one of […]

Are We Part of the Problem?

Unless you have been hiding under a rock for the last several decades, it is no secret to anybody that our world is in chaos at all levels. Whether it is global regional conflict, poverty and starvation, economic disparity, political corruption, human trafficking and slavery, climate change, environmental destruction, the rise in chronic disease, pandemics, addiction […]

An Uncomfortable Truth

If you look at the world today, you see a lot of chaos and suffering, which permeates the news media in all of its forms. Whether it is global regional conflict, poverty and starvation, economic disparity, political corruption, human trafficking and slavery, climate change, environmental destruction, the rise in chronic disease, pandemics, addiction and many […]

Embrace Your Inner Demons

In last week’s article, I introduced the concept of your inner demons. I discussed how these often originate in early childhood, when our personalities are formed, from traumatic or perceived negative experiences. These can take the form of difficult emotions, which we can never shake, anxiety, depression or any other negativity that seems to loom […]

What You Fear The Most

We all have them and very few of like to acknowledge them. They often haunt us from early childhood and they are hard to shake. What am I referring to? Your inner demons. What do I mean by inner demons? They take various forms for various people. They can take the form of regret, shame, […]

Reassessing and Redefining Education

With the pandemic now going beyond a year with no end in sight, everyone has been affected in various ways, not the least of which is education. Children in elementary school, adolescents in high school and young adults in university and college have been forced to take their education online with mixed results. I myself […]

Why Now Is the Best Time to Reinvent Yourself

  I think that you will agree that life has fundamentally changed in the last year, for the majority of people. Lockdowns, quarantines, unemployment, underemployment, financial loss, small businesses folding, relationships struggling and ending, education suffering, personal health concerns, strained healthcare systems and all the other issues that the pandemic has brought. I’m sure that […]

Pain Is Inevitable

Anyone who has lived for any length of time on this planet knows that this statement is true. Nobody can go any significant length of time without confronting pain, whether it is physical pain from an injury, emotional pain from relationship strife or loss, financial pain from debt, spiritual pain from not knowing the deeper […]

The Power of Discipline

If you look at anybody who has been successful in achieving any goal that they set out to achieve, what you will discover is that they have certain common characteristics. One of these traits is consistency in doing whatever is needed to work towards that goal. However, consistency is not the bottom line because, in […]