The Cage

From time to time, I switch up what I post on this blog, and for today, I felt like sharing a little fictional poetry.If you're looking for my usual deep-dive style blog posts, you can check the link below or one of the many spiritual awakening posts in the awakening [Read Entire Story]

Opportunity is Crisis Played Correctly

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7 Easy Ways to Avoid a DUI Without Breaking Any Laws

Drinking more than you can handle is never a good decision. Not only it can give you a terrible hangover stomach pain in the morning, but it can lead to other most important problems, like getting a DUI. A DUI is the acronym for Driving Under Influence and for most people is one of the worse things that can happen. When you are pulled over and you realize that you had a drink (or more) than you should, your behavior may change. The threat of getting arrested for a DUI … [Read Entire Story]

How To Start Feeling Happy About Yourself.

This is one subject that we all think about once in awhile, and I have found that altho’ difficult, we can achieve a state of happiness so long as we direct our thinking to that state of mind. Sometimes I’ll watch these talk shows that are targeted towards helping people with concerns of being overweight, being self critical, not knowing how to solve their problems, feelings of depression etc. and the one thing I find about these people with… [Read Entire Story]

Giving Constructive Feedback -7 Ways You are Getting it Wrong

Do you fancy yourself a helpful sort who is always giving constructive feedback? Yet somehow, nobody else seems to appreciate it? Are you giving constructive feedback wrong? 7 Key mistakes  Giving feedback is actually an art. Done wrong, it dwindles into not much more than criticism, judgement, blame, and ‘advice‘.  Why does [Read Entire Story]

The non-dairy Canada’s food guide 2019 – it’s about time

Yes, the new Canada’s food guide does away with the “dairy” category. Here’s why that’s a good thing. I’m a huge dairy fan. I drink two glasses of milk per day. Our household consumes more mozzarella than the average pizza parlor. I go through a 600-gram round of brie each month. Then there’s the ricotta, some yogurt and … [Read Entire Story]

How to Deal with an Existential Crisis

Existential crisis.I hear this term get thrown around a lot.According to dictionary.com, an existential crisis is "a psychological episode in which a person questions the meaning of their life and of existence itself."I would define it this way:"An existential crisis is a realization or series of realizations where the ego self discovers that it is full of sh*t and that its ideas about how life should be and how the person should be are actually wrong."People don't like this experience, but it's one of those spiritual turning points that can be really good.Or a total trap.Why both ways?In this situation, the ego … [Read Entire Story]

Closure Redux

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Natalie Diamonds – Is it Legit and For Real? My Personal Purchase Experience

My personal experience purchasing a ring from Natalie Diamonds online store, hoping that it will help other people too (Updated 2017). I rarely publish personal experiences on this blog but this time I decided to make an exception. The main reason being the unfairness of the Internet and how it can sometimes harm a business or person without a valid reason. Let me explain. I was looking to buy an engagement ring. I’m… [Read Entire Story]

Help, My Job is Killing Me! Work and Losing the Will to Live

Really unhappy at work and feel like your job is slowing killing you? If you are losing the will to live, it’s a serious issue. Editor and lead writer Andrea Blundell explores. *if you are feeling like you might really hurt yourself or others, please call emergency services or go to the nearest A&E. If … [Read Entire Story]

How We Handle Anger Matters

An old Japanese tale goes, a belligerent samurai once challenged a Zen master to explain the concept of heaven and hell. But the monk replied with scorn, “you’re nothing but a lout…I can’t waste my time with the likes of you!” His very honor attacked, the samurai flew into a rage and pulling his sword from it’s scabbard, yelled, “I could kill you for your impertinence!” That, the monk calmly replied, is hell. Startled at seeing the truth in what the master pointed out about the fury that had him in it’s grip, … [Read Entire Story]

Canada’s food guide 2019 – finally science-based healthy eating guidelines!

The new Canada’s food guide is the first that puts the science of healthy eating squarely before politics. Here’s what’s new in the Canadian food guide. The new Canada’s food guide has generated a lot of buzz. Much of the buzz has focused on reducing the four food groups to three, replacing the “Milk and Alternatives” and “Meat and Alternatives” food groups with “protein foods”. What is Canada’s food guide? It is a guide that everybody, young and old, can use to ensure they are eating a reasonably healthy plate of food. These are… [Read Entire Story]

Thoughts and Ponderings 2/7/2016

Wisdom sometimes is the byproduct of the mistakes we make, learning through the experiences we have in life. The old adage that wisdom comes with age kind of points that exact line of reasoning. As we go through life  and grow older we make many mistakes, if we learn by those mistakes then we gain wisdom.  Though there is many forms wisdom may come in and many sources for wisdom to spring from, learning through trial and error is the most common. Learn from you experiences of life and try not to repeat the mistakes of your past. Forgive all … [Read Entire Story]

3 Refreshed Spiritual Awakening Blog Posts

I’ve been writing this blog for more than 9 years, so occasionally, I go back to some older posts to refresh them, syncing them up with my current way of discussing the spiritual path.Here are 3 posts that have had a refresh. Enjoy!What Is a Spiritual Awakening?Assigning Your Pain to Another5 Signs of a Spiritual Awakening [Read Entire Story]

5 Things You Must Do To Change the Quality of Relationships

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How to Improve Your Mental Ability at Age 50?

The Foods for Better Cognitive Function Do you suffer from lagging cognitive function, and cannot tell how to restore your once sharp mental ability? While we all experience cognitive decline now and then, the symptoms become severe and conspicuous as we age. If you are aged 50 and above, then you might feel that you… [Read Entire Story]

How to Get Someone to Like You Back

Really want someone you work with or go to school with to like you, and not sure where to start? How to get someone to like you back? Editor and lead writer Andrea Blundell explores.  The big truth about how to get someone to like you back No matter how many internet articles or Youtube … [Read Entire Story]

Our Brains – Friend, Foe or Both?

Let me ask you a question. How often do we tell ourselves things aren’t always what we think they are? In other words, there are times when our own brains just think about things so out of context that we have to tell it to be quiet. Although our brains are great at analytical things and things that require deduction or finding answers, where do we draw… [Read Entire Story]

Are you an angry hippo?

The hot days of summer are about to transform you. To find out how, let’s take a stroll down to the Luangwa River and commune with our friend, the hippopotamus. Ahh… the hot and lazy days of summer. Time to relax. Time to take it easy. Just like the hippos in Africa’s Luangwa River. What do hippos in Africa have to do with you? Very little – until the hot weather turns dry. During the dry season, an amazing thing happens to the Luangwa River. It shrivels … [Read Entire Story]

Choose Apeo For Your Online Poll

Asking question via online makes it more easier by Apeo. Through generating a quick and hassle-free online poll, you can now understand the viewpoint of the majority. Be it on about the trending stories or on certain topics of your project. I did like the Apeo’s innovation because it allows you to create a more personalized poll according to your preference. You have the luxury to pick or … [Read Entire Story]

Being Open While Having Boundaries

There is a lot of discussion around being open among spiritual people, but when the rubber hits the road, most of people don't really want to be open all the time. What most people want is to feel safe. In the desire for a feeling of a safety, people put up all kinds of walls to preserve this feeling and … [Read Entire Story]

Workshops

I have been doing workshops in NYC since 2006. I LOVE doing them but I used to do them through the Learning Annex and they don’t really support weekend workshops (GPYB/GPYP really needs an entire weekend). I have been asked … Continue reading → [Read Entire Story]

7 Natural Ways To Protect Your Skin From The Sun All Year Long

Yes, exposure to the sun for a long time is harmful to your health but that doesn’t mean that it should be completely avoided. Sunlight is the primary source of Vitamin D in humans, actually, it converts the cholesterol of the skin into vitamin D. In the case of Vitamin D deficiency, people may suffer from diseases like Rickets and others. Therefore, you should subject yourself to a healthy dose of sunlight. However, too much sun causes skin burning, melanoma and eventually skin cancer. There are many sunscreen products in the market, which could be used to protect your skin from the harmful effects of the prolonged exposure to the sun. However, some sunscreens have the ingredients like PABA, Homosalate, etc. which pose more threats… [Read Entire Story]

What is ‘Evidence-Based’ Therapy, Practise and Treatment?

You might have seen the term ‘evidence-based’ on different psychology and psychotherapy sites. It sounds impressive — but what does it really mean? A Definition of ‘Evidence-Based’ The term ‘evidence based’ means that the best available facts and information have been taken into account. It’s a term mostly used in connection to health services, although … [Read Entire Story]