The Crucible

In this week’s podcast, I talk about how we discern fact from fiction and why we need to balance our emotional reactions with critical thinking. Often we trust our feelings as a substitute for using our intuition, which comes from a neutral space rather than a reactionary state of consciousness. Whatever our opinion on any issue, the only way to have clarity is to delve into our own psyche and start from a position of uncertainty, or at least open-mindedness.
All resources mentioned in the podcast can be found on the Resources page.

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The Logos

There are many definitions of The Logos; the word, discourse, plan, truth, spirit and the divine reason implicit in the cosmos, ordering it and giving it form and meaning. Yet the words we listen to today are often far from truthful and we have come to rely upon rhetoric rather than facts. We have a new lexicon of terms that have been rinsed of all meaning and act as a safety blanket to shield us from the fallout of a crumbling system. But we have the tools to deal with our fear through the philosophical teachings of Stoicism and Buddhism. They help us develop a fierce level of compassion rather than a false sense of transcendence.

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Practice Being You (Video)

Spiritual practices are not just ways to escape from life or to calm down after a hard day in the office, they are new habits that require repetition and real-life application. The result is the birthing of a more authentic you, which may take others by surprise, but it’s better to be yourself than a facsimile of everyone else. It’s time to practice being you.

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