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'.
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.
The toughest critic you will ever face is yourself, so remember considering the consequences of your decisions before you make them.
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.
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.
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.
Mastering others is strength. Mastering yourself is true power - expression of power while considering what the lesson behind holding power is.
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.
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...
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.
What makes us tick? Explore the fascinating distinction of the Conscious and Unconscious Mind. Dive into mind mechanics; our awareness and unawareness
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?
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.
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.
Dian Brown suggests that we work at being flexible throughout the day, being aware of your commitments, and ensure we make time for ourselves.
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.
Introducing the importance of both positive and negative thoughts and the direct relationship of how our thoughts determine our life outcomes.
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.
Find out how to fail successfully and still have a genuine smile. Claudine Maturana shows why failure is something to be celebrated.
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.
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?
Come on a journey of self awareness - where power meets power and ego hungers to be fed. Beware of the contradiction beyond your reflection.
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.
It seems as though many of us have missed out on the number one ingredient we consider important in creating a fulfilling life - happiness.
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.
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!
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.
A look at habitual thought patterns and how influential they can be. Developing awareness of thought patterns, is the first step to changing them.
A look at the influence creativity has on different aspects of our lives. Annette Ong explores the overall benefits of creative expression.
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?
A thought piece on the role expectation plays in our lives. Annette Ong discusses the pros and cons of holding great expectations.
Claudine Maturana explains the importance of the difference in our actions and its consistency that we need to create. That's the difference...
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.
If I can visualise success then surely it must be possible? The method of visualisation is used as a motivating tool by many.
A look at the nature of chance and missed opportunity. Preparing ourselves for the best and leaving behind the baggage weighing us down.
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.
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?
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
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.
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.
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.
Change your path or re-define your habits. Confronting that which challenges us leads us to finding our Karmic path to balance.
Our thoughts act as our personal informant on many levels, including physical and spiritual. Let's look at the rollercoaster of emotions they trigger.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
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?
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.
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?
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.
Benig Mauger writes how the Inner Marriage represents the ultimate in inner balance, with three fundamental truths of the human relationship.
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.
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.
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.
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
Motivational tools are used to make manifest our dreams. However, there are people who feel disappointed when they unable to achieve anything.
Jay Aay suggests that enlightenment is merely the emergence of the truth when the obstructions to the realisation of that truth have been removed.
Annette Ong explores how our conversations with friends can lead us to judging others. Why do we feel the urge to judge one another?
We are encouraged to adjust our habits to reduce our carbon footprint; to make a positive contribution to the world rather than deplete it.
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.
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?
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.
A Hypnosis session generally is a one hour session and commences usually ascertaining how much the client 'knows' about Hypnosis.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
To every action, there is a reaction. This fundamental law of physics is explored by Dian Brown in relation to reason and common sense.
Jay Aay discusses how prevailing culture inevitably disintegrates for the new. We are poised for a cultural upheaval and Cultural Creatives are leading it.
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.
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.
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?
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.
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.
Annette Ong compares the quest for diamonds to discovering the precious gems in our own lives. When was the last time you went digging?
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.
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?
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.
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.
The ideas surrounding Karma are fraught with myths and misconceptions. Explore the concept of karma and its framework within our lives
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.
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.
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.
Benig Mauger examines the four main players in the inner drama driving our lives: The Child, the Victim, the Prostitute and the Saboteur.
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?
It's not always full steam ahead. Being silent and still are often the misplaced vital ingredients, or the key parts, of success.
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.
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?
There are people who are exceedingly vocal about their talent and success; they engage in bragging, boasting and flaunting like its sport.
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.
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.
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.
Can deception actually play a constructive role in our lives? Do all things exist to reveal truth, or should deception be denied?
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?
In order to change your environment, look not outside yourself, for your environment is that reflection of what is within you. Go within, and change your perception.
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