Monday, July 15, 2024
Mind Philosophy


Browse the Karmic Ecology PHILOSOPHY section for articles on how to understand philosophy and how it relates to karma. Stop procrastinating and read philosophy articles now.


What Is Blame Good For?

Discover the depths that house the blame in your life. Pete Madstone examines blame and the role it plays in people's lives. Have we all been spoiled children?
Optical Deception

Perspective On Deception

Can deception actually play a constructive role in our lives? Do all things exist to reveal truth, or should deception be denied?

A prepositional world

Pete Madstone encourages us to take a journey into the depths of our soul, our dreams, our imagination and our reality. We live in a prepositional world.

Responsible for your own thoughts

This might not be a comfortable proposition, but a necessity to experience the brilliance you are, and the brilliance making the universe what it is.

To edit, or not to edit

We all have to seek our bliss, our purpose and our balance in life, and in this, no one activity could ever prove itself to be better than another.
All talk

All talk and no action

There are people who are exceedingly vocal about their talent and success; they engage in bragging, boasting and flaunting like its sport.

Can perfection ruin life?

Within us all is a dream of a being and a love that is everything we desire. Is fair to compare anyone to this sense of perfection we hold?
Woman Crying

Living with judgement

You determine, based upon your personal beliefs and values, what is good, bad, wanted, ridiculous, feared and worthless etc. Take care when you judge something.
The Thinker

The power of introspection

It's not always full steam ahead. Being silent and still are often the misplaced vital ingredients, or the key parts, of success.
Mirror Mirror

Mirror, mirror on the wall

A look at the mirror-like effect cast by our thoughts. Are there benefits of making the connection between what we think and what we ultimately experience?
Inner Landscapes

Inner landscapes & the four players

Benig Mauger examines the four main players in the inner drama driving our lives: The Child, the Victim, the Prostitute and the Saboteur.

The masks we wear

We should take off our masks and stop playing roles that we not only feel uncomfortable with, but are a lie - to reveal our true identities.
Sydney Fireworks

Transcending resolutions

Try a different approach. Stop the resolutions that dwindle to a pin-point by the end of the year. Here's a fresher perspective on the New Year.
Book Pages

The wisdom of words

Much of our communication with each other is through body language, but words are just as important, as through them we give form to our thoughts.
Yin Yang

The Concept of Karma

The ideas surrounding Karma are fraught with myths and misconceptions. Explore the concept of karma and its framework within our lives

Movie magic and the mind

Annette Ong compares film with the mental movies we are constantly directing in our mind and how belief plays a major part in the final cut.
Inner Landscapes

Landscapes of love

There are always inner forces at work in our relationships, and it is our inner (psychological) landscapes that determine in many cases how we relate and with whom.
Woman Crying

Where is love In pain?

How can we believe love is real when we are surrounded by trouble plaguing both our lands and lives? Where is the love in pain?
Crystal Chess

Win the game of choice

A look at the influences surrounding the decisions we make. Explore game playing and how the use of instinct, skill and strategy affect our experience.

Time to shine

Annette Ong compares the quest for diamonds to discovering the precious gems in our own lives. When was the last time you went digging?
Start Button

Paying attention to intention

A close up of the importance our intentions play in our lives. Let's look at the awareness needed to create intentions that will lead to desired outcomes.
Grass Sky

Desiring greener pastures

Is the grass always greener on the other side? Look at how our mind can often trick us into seeing flawless perfection everywhere but in our own lives.
Self Sufficient

The end of accountability

Could the exploded lack of accountability in our society be a karmic situation? Are we witnessing the consequences of the actions of the previous generation?
Now Sign

Awakening to the present

Dian Brown explores this process of being present and living only today. Do not dwell on the past; do not dream of the future, concentrate on the now.
Christmas Wrapping

Coping with Christmas

Do you remember what Christmas is really about and how you were only filled with wonder? Here are some sage words for getting through this Festive Season.

Cultural creatives

Jay Aay discusses how prevailing culture inevitably disintegrates for the new. We are poised for a cultural upheaval and Cultural Creatives are leading it.
Dr Martin Luther King

The demise of reason

To every action, there is a reaction. This fundamental law of physics is explored by Dian Brown in relation to reason and common sense.

2012 Is The End?

Hollywood has long been fascinated by the demise of the Earth and science fiction quickly adds its perspective also. People are asking if 2012 is the end.
Gold Rainbow

Reaching the pot of gold

How do we adopt a positive way of thinking in order to reach our goals? We can claim our pot of gold at the end of the rainbow, by cultivating positivity.
Brain Xray

Thoughts to nourish your mind

How do our thoughts nourish the mind? Annette Ong looks at the idea of a thought diet and the benefits of examining the quality of our thoughts.
Solutions: Next Exit

The power of change

Change is the one constant in life. It is imperative to growth; like the metamorphosis from caterpillar into butterfly. Let's look at the power of change.
Tree in Hand

Beauty is all around

How often do our thoughts ensure we ignore the beauty around us? Annette Ong looks at the influence our thoughts have on what we appreciate.
Hypnosis Word Cloud

Secrets of hypnosis

Find out the history of thoughts still around today about the hypnotic world and its value in society. Claudine Maturana exposes the secrets of Hypnosis.
Stage Hypnotist

Stage Hypnosis – real or imaginary?

Ever wondered what is really going on when you witness a show? Here's some of the behind the scene techniques used in Stage Hypnosis.
Hypnotic Suggestion

A hypnosis session

A Hypnosis session generally is a one hour session and commences usually ascertaining how much the client 'knows' about Hypnosis.
Door Choice

Doors we open and close

All of life is a cycle where everything has a natural ending and a new beginning and one becomes the other. Time to open the next door.
Truth Lie

Lies: variations of truth

Do we really need to know everything those we have relationships with think, experience or feel? Is it true that what we do not know will not hurt us?
Soul Mates Healing

Soul mates and healing

Love has a great power to heal us, so soul mates and healing go hand in hand. Loving someone and being loved in return makes for a happier, healthier life.
Green Footprint

Leaving your mark

We are encouraged to adjust our habits to reduce our carbon footprint; to make a positive contribution to the world rather than deplete it.

Think before you judge

Annette Ong explores how our conversations with friends can lead us to judging others. Why do we feel the urge to judge one another?
Trancending Ego

Transcending the ego

Jay Aay suggests that enlightenment is merely the emergence of the truth when the obstructions to the realisation of that truth have been removed.
Dreams Reality

Turning dreams into reality

Motivational tools are used to make manifest our dreams. However, there are people who feel disappointed when they unable to achieve anything.
John Demartini

Interview with John Demartini

Dr John Demartini recently spoke about fulfillment, and whether it can be restored to our lives if we would only remember to ask the right questions
Thought Sifting

Sifting through our thoughts

Why do we let others inform us what to think? After sifting through our thoughts we have we would see that a vast majority are recycled - and not our own.

Tune out to tune In

How many of us are willing to place aside technology for one day and simply, be? Annette discovers the necessity of tuning out in order to tune in to life.
Repeating Pattern

Repeating pattern of routine

What happens when we are stuck living identical days, our lives consisting of nothing but routine? Annette Ong looks at how the sameness of every day may lead to uninspired living.
Inner Landscapes

The Inner Marriage

Benig Mauger writes how the Inner Marriage represents the ultimate in inner balance, with three fundamental truths of the human relationship.
Red Umbrella

Strength in numbers?

Why do we view asking for help as a sign of weakness? Annette Ong looks at the limiting thoughts about seeking help from loved ones versus going it alone.
DNA in Hand

How do we become powerful?

The question came to me – What is power? Is power the ability to influence people, situations and actions to benefit oneself or one’s beliefs?
Negative Word Picture

Do you live life small?

Who said it is best to live life small? Melody R Green says we need to think of living our life to its fullest and richest capacity in every moment.
Slimy Snail

Slow and steady

Why the hurry? Rushing from A to B is a by-product of life in the twenty-first century. Why the sense of urgency, and is a help or a hindrance?
Tiny Tree

Seed today, tree tomorrow

Our dreams are like planted seeds - awaiting sunshine and water to reach its full potential. But what if we don't give our dreams a chance to take root?

A guided tour of emotion

Re-activate the inbuilt radar by trusting it and accepting the information it relays. Understand the intuitive response of what we feel, and what we do.

That childlike fragment

Gain deeper understanding into our behaviours and actions as we become more introspective - who we are and how it forms who we've become today.

Strength in surrender

Commonly, we view surrender as a form of quitting. However there is a richer quality present that can enhance our lives if we are open to it.
Suset Worries

The rhythm of worry

We know worrying does nothing to help us, so why can't we stop? Explore the rhythm of worrying and the unsettling motion it produces in our lives.
Amusement Park

The ride of your life

Our thoughts act as our personal informant on many levels, including physical and spiritual. Let's look at the rollercoaster of emotions they trigger.
Sunset Stones

Karmic path to balance

Change your path or re-define your habits. Confronting that which challenges us leads us to finding our Karmic path to balance.

Seeking balance

Balance is a complicated and conflicting concept, yet it is something we all seek. Lara Havlik encourages us to seek our path and forge our way forward.
Rainbow Path

Define your own path

As you define you own path in life, you are defining yourself. Lara Havlik invites us to look at where our beliefs are leading us - in whatever direction.
Ying Yang Karma

You and karma

There are so many definitions and descriptions of what Karma is. Let's finally define karma and find the role it plays in our own lives.
Human Roots

Solid foundations for life

Most of us are so consumed with the demands of modern life that we often take our loved ones for granted, and can then fail in building strong relationships
Successful Glow

The afterglow of success

Goals keep us focused and motivated; they offer us purpose with the promise of success. But what happens when we reach our goals, where do we go from there?
Birthday Toast

A Birthday Toast

Look at how thoughts about our age influences our choices & ways we learn to appreciate our age and the enriching quality it brings to our lives.
Opportunity Sign

Missed opportunities in life

A look at the nature of chance and missed opportunity. Preparing ourselves for the best and leaving behind the baggage weighing us down.
Inspirational Stones

Believe and you will see

If I can visualise success then surely it must be possible? The method of visualisation is used as a motivating tool by many.
Sands of Time

The sands of time

Exploring the passage of time, Annette Ong looks at how preoccupation with the past and the future can prevent us from experiencing the joy of the present.

Keeping your life simple

Personal responsibility is painful to accept, yet by doing so it plays a pivotal part in alleviating the pain. Keeping your life simple makes it easier.
Yellow Ball Smiling

The real difference

Claudine Maturana explains the importance of the difference in our actions and its consistency that we need to create. That's the difference...
Moderating Thought

Everything in moderation

A thought piece on the role expectation plays in our lives. Annette Ong discusses the pros and cons of holding great expectations.
Everyone Has A Story

So the story goes

A look at the way our life stories unfold and the influence our thoughts play in shaping the content. So what makes for a balanced life story?
Coloured Pencils

How to harness creativity

A look at the influence creativity has on different aspects of our lives. Annette Ong explores the overall benefits of creative expression.
Penny For Your Thoughts

A penny for your thoughts

A look at habitual thought patterns and how influential they can be. Developing awareness of thought patterns, is the first step to changing them.
Fulfilment Key

Realising what we have

Why do we let our relationships fall apart? How do we lose love and dwell on negatives? Re-evaluating the importance of our lives will show us what is real.
Time For Change

It’s time for change

It's time for a change. Melody R Green says it has been hard not to notice this slogan from the US Presidential campaign as we have been living with it for nearly two years!
Energy Flows

How we choose happiness

It seems as though many of us have missed out on the number one ingredient we consider important in creating a fulfilling life - happiness.
Mouths Kissing

Is there someone for everyone?

Join two members of Generation X as they look for love in a modern world. Dian Brown creates a place where love struggles to conquer all.
Angel Demon

Forgiveness, ego and soul

What does our soul need to do in its lifetime, and what part does our ego play? Which way do we turn when forgiveness becomes a lesson?
Grasping Money

Balanced Life With Greed?

The current economic crisis has led me to think about how we balance out wants needs desires as they relate to living in conscious harmony with the world.

Get excited about failing

Find out how to fail successfully and still have a genuine smile. Claudine Maturana shows why failure is something to be celebrated.
Maintaining Balance

The importance of balance

the importance of Balance and the confidence in maintaining one's balance is a delicate yet not impossible task. Without balance we suffer and so do others.
Positive Negative Words

The power of negatives

Introducing the importance of both positive and negative thoughts and the direct relationship of how our thoughts determine our life outcomes.
Too Busy

I’m too busy to have a life – pt 6

Go for a walk and listen to what's around you, look at the colours of the birds flying past and really look at the types of flowers and trees there are.
Too Busy

I’m too busy to have a life – pt 5

Dian Brown suggests that we work at being flexible throughout the day, being aware of your commitments, and ensure we make time for ourselves.
Liar Nose

Being true to ourselves

The truth is complex. We must begin with ourselves, for everything out side of us is a reflection of what we believe and understand to be the truth.
Face What You Fear

Start believing in you

Our sense of self is a fragile thing. The one constant message we give ourselves is that we are not good enough. The power to change this lies with us.
Declining Chart

We can learn from the GFC

Unless finance is our field most of us are unaware of how money, the stock market and loans really work. Now the crisis is hitting. So what can we learn?
Practice Mindfulness

Our conscious and unconscious

What makes us tick? Explore the fascinating distinction of the Conscious and Unconscious Mind. Dive into mind mechanics; our awareness and unawareness
Future Note

Living in the four planes

It has been said that all paths ultimately lead to enlightenment. To walk any one path requires a philosophy and can be likened to a compass.
Great Idea

What men need to know

Dian Brown now shares one woman's tale of such grand enlightenment with you so that you also may live in truth. This is for you men...
Man Woman

Personal his and her stories

Accepting the truth of time is crucial in the process to achieving balance. In this moment you are a completely different being from the 'you' of yesterday.
Ego Warning

The ego abuses power

Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power - expression of power while considering what the lesson behind holding power is.
Road of Choice

Choice: the human experience

Every situation happening to us involves choice, but choice does not always lie with the event 'happening' to us but in how we actually react to the event.
More Key

Is there more to life?

What is it we want from ourselves? Is what we do all there is to life? Dian Brown questions this feeling that creates our need to search for meaning.
Karma Heart

Is your life just karmic?

We empower ourselves and our lives once we understand where the control of it is, says Dian Brown. She considers the role fate and karma play in our lives.
Sad Reflection

Regret and choice

The toughest critic you will ever face is yourself, so remember considering the consequences of your decisions before you make them.

Living in a world of duality

Every situation that occurs to us involves choice.That the choice does not always lie with the event happening to us but how we actually react to the event.

Why writers write, and readers read

Melody R Green sets the scene for her weekly blog on philosophy. This week's focus is firmly on the I. More importantly - the 'Who Am I'.
Start Button

Time starts now

You have a divine right to be happy, and if something isn't working in your life you are allowed to change it. So go ahead, change the way you see yourself.

A personal timetable

When Dian Brown was teaching time management skills to secondary students, she would have them draw a weekly time-table.