Category Archives : Relationships

Has communication taken place?

“The biggest problem with communication is the idea that it has taken place” I love this quote and it neatly sums up what very often goes wrong in relationships. It’s also all very nicely encapsulated in the song the Sound of Silence, where they say people talking without speaking, people hearing without listening and right […]

Continue Reading

Centered vs self-centered

We might be forgiven if we think we are in a very strange world because on the one hand we are told we should value ourselves and we should develop great self esteem and on the other hand we are told we have to be considerate all others and we have to put others ahead […]

Continue Reading

Do you matter?

Today let’s do an external reality check. Yesterday was internal one thinking what is our value to ourselves. Today let’s think about our value to other people. Do we matter? Do you matter? Of course we all want to matter, we all want to have achieved some mark in this world in our lifetime and […]

Continue Reading

How do you value yourself

So here’s something I want you to think about. It is: how do you value yourself? We’ve spoken over the last couple of days about self respect, about humiliation, about relevance and it’s worth it to stop for a second and think how do you value yourself? A lot of people mark their value by […]

Continue Reading

The resilience of the human spirit

So today let us look at the other side of the coin that we looked at yesterday. Yesterday we looked at relevance or what I would call the pseudo-relevance, but today I want to look at resilience. The resilience of the human spirit is actually quite remarkable and it puts together the things that we […]

Continue Reading

Is it really your fault?

What do you do when people find fault with you? In the course of coming to consciousness you will reach the point where you will be able to identify very accurately and very quickly whether it’s them or you. And until you reach that point here is what you do. Very often the advice is […]

Continue Reading

Conquering anger

Let’s talk about something that is generally a huge hurdle to peace and that is anger. Now it could be said, and it is said, that anger is an emotion as any, and as with any emotion we should be accepting of it and let it flow if we feel angry then we should allow […]

Continue Reading


Are you fickle or adaptable

One of the great attributes of consciousness is to be able to name the things in yourself, to name your emotions accurately, to name your characteristics accurately. And to that end I want to discuss the nuances of the things you will find second nature when you become conscious. So today’s example takes two attributes […]

Continue Reading