When we use terms like ‘spiritual nourishment’, ‘inner journey’, and ‘inner self’. It is only to be expected that this makes some people feel uncomfortable as we are exploring concepts – such as the thoughts, emotions, values and aspirations that guide us – that few of us examine in our daily lives. Contemporary society, our pace of life, the obsession with measurable results, and the rest, have progressively alienated us from the inner part of ourselves – our spirit if you like (there’s another one!) – and even from our environment. This is at great cost to us, both as individuals and to the societies we make up.
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August 8th, 2019
Can we unlearn being adult and rediscover a sense of novelty and awe? Childhood experience can be vivid, but that fades as we get older.Continue reading
August 6th, 2019
A core idea driving this blog is that we reclaim our psychological and spiritual wellbeing.
To do this we normalise much of what has been seen as ‘mental health issues’, accepting that unhappiness and its derivatives are part of life, and relearn the tolerance and skills that will help us through them.
This is a big subject, and one which affects us all. There is much we can do for ourselves.Continue reading
August 4th, 2019
“Guilt is a largely redundant emotion”. There, I’ve said it, and I don’t feel to bad about it actually.
If it turns out I’ve done something wrong I can always apologise and make amends, in the meantime I’m letting guilt go, I can always worry about it later.Continue reading