What can this ancient form of wisdom teach contemporary people about their place in their world and all the modern ordeals we inevitably encounter?
The great Stoic Philosophers regarded man as a part of a larger whole. To reach true enlightenment people must surrender themselves to the same natural law which governs plants and animals. Whereas animals are compelled to action by instinct alone, human beings are unique in that they can utilise their faculties of reason and judgement.
True happiness is found in the art of acceptance, accepting all that is beyond our ability to change (such as race, gender, height and other bodily endowments); however it was widely accepted that there are aspects of our lives which we can readily change–our social circle, our general lifestyle habits etc. Continue reading
Self hypnosis is easiest when you listen to a hypnosis download.
I’ve been using hypnosis for a number of years and there are three places I’d turn to for something that’s close to a custom hypnosis download but is available for instant download.
This is my review of the best personal hypnosis downloads available.
Which particular option works best for you is partly a matter of preference and partly the availability of the thing you want to work on.
All the hypnosis sites reviewed cover the most popular options and my number one choice has tracks available for almost anything you can imagine!
Winter is that time of the year when you start feeling like the nights are never ending. During this time, staying indoors often seems desirable unless there is something urgent that is taking you out of the house.
If not checked out in time this might lead to winter depression.
What makes it very hard to deal with is that very people are comfortable enough to discuss it. If you are experiencing this problem, the best way to overcome it is to first acknowledge that it exists and learn how best to overcome it.
Although you need to talk to your doctor if the depression persists, there are several things that you can do to beat winter depression.
What to do during winter:
This article contains many spoilers about Limitless. See the movie first, then come back to this article.
Limitless, starring Bradley Copper and Robert DeNiro is one of the best self-help movies ever to hit the movie theaters. In fact, I call it ‘the best non-James Bond movie, that shows you how to live the James Bond Lifestyle. Let’s take a look at it.
Our hero Eddie gets access to 100% of his brain by using a smart pill called NZT. He tells us via narration, “Everything I’d ever read, seen and heard was now organized and available.”
Us in the real world can’t access that much brain power, but with Google Search, smart phones and some clarity of mind on our part, we can have tons of information ready to use, if only we make the decision to do so.
Known as perhaps one of the more familiar faces on CNN, Dr Robi Ludwig is a jack of many trades and has used her expansive know how to help a multitude of people. She started her career in front of the camera in 1997 and during that period to date she has featured on numerous shows that include One Week to Save Your Marriage and Without Prejudice where her expertise came in handy in making the shows a success. She is also a regular on CNN and Fox News channel where in a number of occasions she talks about lifestyle issues as well as matters related to her career.
Sometimes, the most effective way to hasten personal development is to get away from where you currently live and expose yourself to new environments. Among the most common reasons why people get stressed or depressed is that they got tired of doing the same things or seeing the same things over and over again. If you want to achieve a more positive outlook in life, you need to take time to get away and experience new things. Go to places you’ve never been to. Immerse yourself in cultures that are completely different from yours. With that said, you should consider taking a journey by 4×4 through the beautiful nation of Tibet with a company like Tibetmoto. Below are some of the reasons why you should travel there for self-improvement purposes.
Weight loss tips
Losing weight is one of the hardest things to do. Often once you get there, you fall back into your old habits and you gain weight faster than what you lost it. It really does not have to be so difficult. If you are prepared to work at it and keep the discipline afterwards, you will achieve the desired results and keep them. It is a complete lifestyle change you need to adopt. No one is saying you need to starve yourself either, but you need to be willing to make the change. You need to exercise moderately and ensure your body is in shape. If you are willing to do this, then these tips are for you.
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Binaural beats meditation takes your brain almost instantly to a meditative state which would otherwise take years of practice to reach.
It’s as simple as putting on your headphones, pressing play on your MP3 player and letting the binaural beats work their magic.
On their own, binaural beats are not pleasant to listen to – a tone is played into one ear and a slightly different tone into the other. A bit like listening a a keyboard being constantly clicked.
This means that almost all binaural beats meditation programs disguise the tones with either music or natural sounds (often rainfall).
Because the process is so powerful, most binaural beats meditation programs have a number of tracks that take you into a progressively deeper meditative state. You play each track for a set number of days before moving on to the next, deeper, level.
How many times has it happened to you that your chores and things you have to do stack up so much that you reach the morning working or you catch just a few hours of sleep trying to finish everything in time? The first time it is stressful, and every next time you are getting better at it. You arm yourself with a coffee, energy drinks, cigars and you are ready to work the whole night, if needed. Still, have you asked yourself what consequences are the outcome of this way of life?
Everybody is pointing out that the lack of sleep can have terrible effects on our physical health – fatigue, lessened productivity, bad concentration, increased appetite, etc. But, the consequences of the lack of sleep can affect our mental health a lot too, and they can be very serious and concerning. Continue reading