» Listings for April 2012
Posted on 9:25am Monday 30th Apr 2012
If you take the human factor out of things... you have a non-existant phenomena... there are certain aspects of life that make no sense...
If you think you know what's going on, you don't...
Posted on 8:24am Sunday 29th Apr 2012
Double blind studies are antiquated and obsolete...
Posted on 12:10pm Saturday 28th Apr 2012
Many concepts and phenomena are told to us as 'truisms' yet they're really not true! e.g. double blind placebo-controlled trials vs trial and error...
Healing Myths & Healing Magic:http://www.donaldepstein.com/books/hmhm.shtml
Posted on 9:09am Friday 27th Apr 2012
A common request these days is for any therapeutic intervention to demonstrate effectiveness via a double blind study. However, this method of validation is not necessarily as relevant as you might believe...
Posted on 11:52am Thursday 26th Apr 2012
Over the past 100 years, humankind has experienced many major paradigm shifts - 'laws of nature' that were totally accepted, have been proved flawed and turned upside down... We need to reassess how we look at the world and what we expect from it... 'the only change inevitable is change...'
Posted on 9:59am Wednesday 25th Apr 2012
Maslow states that the elusive state of Self-Actualization can be obtained via near-death / traumatic experience. This seems to be born out in life... there are also movies which depict this well:
Fearless (Jeff Bridges) 1993 - http://youtu.be/Tm5jBa4LzxQ
Bulworth 1998 - http://amzn.to/JjhnUK
Posted on 11:00am Tuesday 24th Apr 2012
Lynn Mahaffey passed away on April 18th 2012. Not only a much loved friend and relative, she was also featured in a significant book - Lilydale (by Christine Wicker) - an inspiring history of the Lilydale Assembly. Lynn was known for her love and for recommending everyone to LIVE their life - just how you want!
Posted on 3:52pm Monday 23rd Apr 2012
How happy are you? What's standing between you and your greatest happiness? What stops you from being ruthless about your happiness? If you don't look out for your happiness, no one else will.
Posted on 10:19am Tuesday 17th Apr 2012
"What do you want?" is a question intended to stimulate curiosity - to reach a place of great paradox and confusion - where 'what you want' actually becomes meaningless... Set your goals, plan your life, but, most importantly, LIVE your life!
Posted on 3:06pm Monday 16th Apr 2012
The reality of 'freedom' is disruptive. Only an abstract concept of freedom cannot involve disruption! The Dalai Lama is a great example of an individual displaying freedom - and an immense amount of turmoil!...
Posted on 8:44am Friday 13th Apr 2012
Sometimes, when you make a commitment to something, even if you don't know exactly what it's about... an energetic shift can be created - by signing up for a Self Actualization Class, your life starts to change even before you begin the class!
Posted on 10:32am Thursday 12th Apr 2012
The Patriarchal, male-dominated system of power is not working... it's time for women to come to power and start to make a difference in the world...
Posted on 9:27am Wednesday 11th Apr 2012
Sometimes, seeing the world more in black and white - yin and yang, makes life more simple and makes more sense of this world...
Posted on 11:13am Tuesday 10th Apr 2012
Men are dense... men's skin is thicker, men's muscles are tougher, men don't tend to get impacted by things the way women do...
Posted on 8:48am Wednesday 4th Apr 2012
Life is an interpretative event - sometimes, looking to see to how things really are, and looking at the different ways of interpreting it can be beneficial - and make you happier!
Posted on 10:03am Tuesday 3rd Apr 2012
The Dalai Lama is a truly amazing and highly revered individual - in 2007 he visited Maui and great measures were taken to ensure all was in place for his arrival...
Posted on 3:10pm Monday 2nd Apr 2012
"No matter how bad today looks, tomorrow will be different!" That's always a true statement - for everybody, every day!