This night I woke up around 4:00 feeling a bit thirsty, so I got up, drank some water and walked around for like 5 or 10 minutes. Then went back to bed and fell asleep. For those of you familiar with lucid dreaming techniques, this is one of them, as around that time in the … Continue reading On lucid dreaming (and being afraid of your own mind)
Over the years I've seen many people running away from spiritual paths (especially my own) due to inherent need to follow certain rules and regulations, do's and dont's. Anyone who might have studied or read spiritual biographies or stories will understand the need for these things, especially when this instructions are coming from the spiritual … Continue reading Do we need rules in spiritual practice?
In the moral values of yoga (yama and niyama), there is one called "Saoca", which we can translate as "cleanliness" or "purity". Its application is two-fold, internal and external. Externally, it's easy to understand the impact that a pleasant and harmonious environment can have on our state of mind, not to speak in terms of … Continue reading Cleanliness of mind
(this one goes in English to reach a wider audience. those who are researching/studying/practicing NLP can find more info after the break) So last week I went to face my first big NLP challenge. Scenario: a 68 year-old man who has been visiting psychiatrists for the past 4 years, under medication for hallucinations and bipolar … Continue reading my first big NLP challenge
How many times have you heard this? Seems like it's the quick-way-out of any difficult decision that has to be made: "just follow your heart". I'm all for it! There's nothing better than following your heart as a guidance to the most difficult moments in your life, to the paths you have to take, things … Continue reading just follow your heart… wait, don’t!
Due to some conversations that popped up while giving a GTD workshop this past saturday, I recalled and shared a very interesting psychological experiment that was done in the US some time ago. I thought it would be good to share it here with you too. To make a long story short, this experiment consisted in … Continue reading the productive experience of being able to do nothing