Caricatured or Calm

You may of experienced this yourself - being approached by a street artist who asked you if you’d like a caricatured drawing of yourself. Personally I can’t imagine anything worse. It was years ago now, on holiday with my girlfriend, when we had such an offer. We didn’t take him up on it but stood [...]

Take Out the Garbage

You may have heard the expression: Garbage in, garbage out. This is used to express the idea that in computing and other fields, incorrect or poor-quality input, will produce faulty output. In terms of the mind, this faulty output, is often what causes us so much anguish and confusion. Often, we’re unable to objectively see [...]

Slaves to Fighting – Enemies to Love

The only way to win the battle is to stop fighting When we take a moment, to sit back and think about things, it’s easy to see where we’re going wrong. For example, how much of our time do we spend fighting? This can range from scrapping with the in-laws to fighting for our human [...]

Pause for Time

It can be difficult to be appreciative of anything when we’re suffering. Life can be so challenging at times, that we begin to wonder, what’s the point of it all? We become overwhelmed with our emotional pain and suffering; so overwhelmed, that it pushes out any sense of appreciation, we might have had. It is [...]