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Thoughts as an impermanent structure

In our thoughts,  there is no ‘thing’ per say. There is only ‘nothing’. What truly exists is the Now. But the Thought of something can also manifest in the now but its a thought. Not a thing. The problem arises when we think of thoughts as a thing and later when this ‘thought-thing’ has become […]

Time to create a system that supports our search for meaning in life and a meaningful life

So this is a topic that I have been thinking about since I started work and especially now that I am older. The topic of searching for the meaning of life and why we are here. But more importantly, being able to find the time and space to do so. The truth of the matter […]

Wim Hof – The Iceman who climbed Mt Everest in his shorts

Wim Hof had accomplished world record feats of endurance that beguiles the mind such as: – Longest Icebath – Climbing to the top of Mt Killimanjaro in his shorts (2009) – Climbing 6.7 km(21,982 ft) altitude of Mt Everest in his shorts. (2007) – completed a full marathon (42.195 kilometres above the arctic circle in […]

Travel the world with no money…& what to do after…

So it Saturday night and I was just surfing TED talks when I came across this video titled: How to travel the world with almost no money | Tomislav Perko | TEDxTUHH. I ended up watch the video (below) and found it to be very interesting because not only did he describe how to travel […]

Laird Hamilton takes on Teahupoo

I was listening to the Tim Ferris Podcast recently where he had both Laird Hamilton and his wife, Gabrielle Reece for an interview. It was then that I learned about who he is. For those who are uninitiated, Laird is a big wave surfer who had surfed the heaviest surf ever ridden at Teahupoo. A […]

Forgiveness

Forgiveness is a word most commonly used but not very much understood. It is an act many of us struggle with. For most of us with sufficient time to understand ourselves better, we also realise that there are many degrees of forgiveness.  We sometimes struggled to even forgive someone. And in another situation, we thought […]

Transcending Labels

The meaning of words holds within it much promise not only for clearer communication but also for a better understanding of ourselves and others. As each human being is a world unto itself, the commonality of similar expression belies the complexity and variety of meaning which is inherently hed by the individual. Just as there […]

Quote from Conference of Birds by Farid Al-Din Attar

When will you free yourself from cowardice? Since you have such a short time to live here, What difference does it make? What should you fear? The world is filth and sin, and homeless men Must enter it and homeless leave again. They die, as worms, in squalid pain; if we Must perish in this […]

Self Discipline as the will of conscience

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Discipline is key to success

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