We are what we eat, as the old saying goes. We all know the choices we make affect our physical body, but what effect do they have on our mind and spirit? Many ancient practices, including Ayurveda are of the belief that what you eat ultimately determines the level of consiousness you can achieve. Generally … More Exploring Ayurveda: subtle energy and sattvic food.
The idea of practicing Ahimsa is a rather attractive one. Generally speaking it means “Non harm”, though it might be more accurate to think of it as trying to avoid causing unnecessary suffering. Most people interpret Ahimsa to mean giving up meat, or in more extreme cases: eggs and dairy as well. In fact, there … More Exploring Auyrveda: The Vegetarian Myth
If you’ve ever tried yoga, chances are you remember holding downward dog. It’s not exactly the most comfortable of poses, to say the least. 5 breaths of agony. My Hamstrings… Ouch! While I I’ve never felt that way moving through the graceful, flowing forms of tai chi. To be honest, I’ve found yoga poses to … More Have you Tried Tai Chi?
It is time to let go of childish things. Shed the weight that shackles me Abandon silk and finery I’m going on a journey To Purify this sullied vessel And none can follow me what awaits me elsewhere That I cannot say I wish to reignite the spark So our beacon burns bright! For the … More Shedding.
For a while now, I’ve wondered if there might be a better life for me elsewhere. Maybe the city has more to offer? Or maybe I could travel for a while, and see if anywhere seems nice. After all, I’ve been living in the same place for a very long time. For the last year … More The Search for greener grass
It might sound strange, but our Real history has been hidden from us. What we have been taughtis nothing more than a work of fiction fabricated to suit those in power. It doesn’t line up with archeological evidence or the stories of our ancestors. And when you examine it closely, you see it for what … More Unraveling earth’s past through fiction.
Due to technical difficulties everyone’s ‘favorite’ sage (an introvert with a blog) Has been unable to connect to that troublesome thing known as the internet. So It has been a rather sobering and humbling experience to be honest. I’ve had time to think about what I’ve been doing and things people have said and made … More We Now resume normal programming!
I was talking to someone last week about being transgender and all the rest of it. It was very interesting. They have studied sexology so they actually knew what they were talking about. But I found it frustrating that they only considered physical phenomenon as a cause. not once was the spirit or soul even … More What causes a person to be “Transgender”?
Some people have been wondering just what goes on inside the minds of those people who are called “autistic” by some. And seeing as I am one of them, We all have a rare opportunity here. Be it by chance or fate, Things have eventuated that allow me to communicate with people now. The Irony … More Speaking without words
Do you know the first thing I am tired of? the word. Depression. It’s like a bumpy hole in something. oh, it goes down here. It’s the same kind of ‘soft’ emotionally dead language that has become so prevalent of late. I don’t think I need to give any examples of that. And not only … More Anyone else tired of the word “Depressed”?