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Italy on a shoestring

I’m a big fan of renaissance art including the historical architecture, sculptures and painting. The centre of renaissance art is arguably Roma or Rome for the English speakers. Here is a few tips and maybe inspiration to go back in time and connect to the other side of the modern era with a trip back in time in Roma. I am Thankful for my amazing son who organised everything from the flights to the day’s activities for our trip to Roma and he’s great at cutting the cost. We traveled …

Acceptance with Adjustment untangling the strangled soul

“The student of virtue has no contentions“ “Better to be in deep sorrow than to observances for a minute” “Things that are past are needless to blame” Confucius Part of my daily morning routine is to read Confucius this year, last year it was a Zen Buddhism book. I also read other books as part of my learning experience to start the day with insight and reflection.(Part of my journaling process in my book of life). I love all philosophy especially oriental wisdom of the greats to broaden my western …

Happy New Year 2022

Time and tide wait for no man (woman) said the poet Chaucer. The illusion of time is like a cloud for an adult but a mountain for a child. The celebrates originate from ancient customs based around lunar and solar cycles focussing on the worlds natural cycles. The focus for many is a better future for themselves and humanity. The year has been another eventful for all humanity with the onslaught of different variants effecting millions across the globe. The sadness and loss of unfortunate will be a mark that …

Reads from 2021

What a year and what did I learn. Well this isn’t about me but some of the great books I have listened to or read and sometimes both. It want be every book just few highlights of my year. List audible below click on link overview of book https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Alchemy-of-Happiness-Audiobook/B07NFB36MK?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/To-Have-or-to-Be-Audiobook/B08964CM2Q?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Without-Conscience-Audiobook/B005HJK6NA?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Sufis-Audiobook/B01F97O5CM?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Spiritual-Brain-Science-and-Religious-Experience-Audiobook/B00DJ6QJSY?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Essential-Rumi-New-Expanded-Edition-Audiobook/B07F3CMVPH?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Varieties-of-Religious-Experience-Audiobook/B004TC0VHC?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Sedona-Method-Audiobook/B09BNXCRTV?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Science-Delusion-Audiobook/B008HSNMV6?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Why-Mindfulness-Is-Not-Enough-Audiobook/B092DS2T3T?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Neurobiology-of-We-Audiobook/B00BWUIBHQ?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Michelangelo-Gods-Architect-Audiobook/0691199302?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Archetypes-and-the-Collective-Unconscious-Audiobook/B08RDTPS3B?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Three-Essays-on-the-Theory-of-Sexuality-Beyond-the-Pleasure-Principle-The-Ego-and-the-Id-Audiobook/B06WGMSSNK?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/Change-Your-Thoughts-Change-Your-Life-Audiobook/B004FTOKGM?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare https://www.audible.co.uk/pd/The-Science-of-Mindfulness-and-Self-Compassion-Audiobook/1683642821?action_code=ASSGB149080119000H&share_location=pdp&shareTest=TestShare I thought better stop there , this is few must listen to and reads to expand the mind. The more you learn the more you realise …

Family is a gift

We all come from family of some sort even if it was an institution. Maybe it wasn’t the best start in life or we might of wished for a better family. The story of Christmas from the religious perspective or the movies portrayal is the one of optimism’s despite the challenges.Jesus born in stable and scrounge was miserable but the moral of the story peace at the end. This time of year may be difficult for many due to not having family members around. For some they may be in …

Behaviour Patterns: Tolerance and Avoidance

“A good decision is based on knowledge and not on numbers.” Plato Understanding the whys and how’s of a subject sharpens the perception as a wider conception. For example: How the car engine works and why does it work can help the mechanic to repair and maximise the use of the vehicle. The mind is the engine or drive of a person life taking them in the direction they perceive is best route. In a similar fashion the overview of the mind is linked to the behaviour of the person. …

Enter The Darkness to Find Light

Enter The Darkness Find Light What you see is not the picture of the world What you hear is not the sound of truth What you taste is not the delight of kings and queens What you smell is not the sweet fragrance of life What you touch is not the spirit of essence Enter the darkness and forget the past Shut the door of tomorrow pleas Welcome this second before the clocks stop The only truth you know is not true The lies and deceptions of the mind cause …

The Science of Grieving Video

This video is a brief overview help understand the impact that death has on those associated with the deceased. It is a subject close to my heart after losing my beloved wife Kate Louise Hyne (45) to cancer 4 years ago. The information is to help have a broader perspective because a lot of models presented about grief don’t have scientific models to explain it clearly. For example the traditional 5 stages of grief is so simplistic and outdated and culturally ignorant and insensitive to a persons intellect and feelings.

Ajna meditation

Ajna meditation is the sixth energy centre of all the seven chakra. When chakra is aligned synchronises the right and left hemispheres of our brain.The ajna chakra is associated with light,wisdom, Insight and faith in higher energy.