Mindfulness and Exploring the Nature of Consciousness

Greetings and welcome! I am currently 23 days into a meditation course, specifically a mindfulness meditation course. I am going to outline what this means as well as describing my experience so far. The course is through the ‘Waking Up’ app by Sam Harris the author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and podcast host. The practice involves 10-15 […]

Voltaire and Meditation – Can 20 Minutes a Day Better Your Life?

Voltaire once said “Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.” The French historian and philosopher Voltaire proclaimed meditation to be some mystical tool for expanding your consciousness and being one with the universe. Or so it would seem after reading the […]

Feeling Your Way Through Life

Carl Jung once said “We should not pretend to understand the world only by the intellect; we apprehend it just as much by feeling. Therefore, the judgment of the intellect is, at best, only the half of truth, and must, if it be honest, also come to an understanding of its inadequacy.” I feel these […]