We are all Addicts

I’m an addict. And I’m not alone. We’re all addicts. Typically the word addict conjures up images from Trainspotting. Needles, overdose and abandoned buildings littered with rotting mattresses. While this is definitely the reality for some, there are many more people who are addicted in far less obvious ways. Coffee. Work. Exercise. Sex. Sleep. Procrastination. […]

I am You

If knowledge is power then perhaps the most powerful knowledge of all is the understanding that we are all one. That human beings, and the entire universe, is unified by consciousness. Consciousness is not generated by the brain. The brain is a sender and receiver of consciousness. Consciousness extends beyond the individual and connects apparently […]

Struggle

Some time ago,¬†somewhere in a long-forgotten note book, out of pure exasperation I scribbled down the phrase “Life is a constant struggle”. This was how I felt at the time. The feeling was a constant presence of nervous anticipation that I lived with for many years. Sometimes I still feel this way, but there is […]

Love is Pain

Love is Pain. And I’m not talking about sadomasochism or a valentine’s break-up. Nor am I referring to our romanticised ideas of lust and passion. Generally our culture is at a loss for words when it comes to describing real love. I’m talking about the kind of love that is honest, accepting and forgiving, no […]

Care-free is not care-less

All humans search for happiness. And all humans know that it’s an elusive state. Few of us can honestly say that we often go through an entire day being completely happy. Even fewer can say the same for an entire week, an entire month or an entire year. Never mind an entire life-time. Part of […]