Coming towards the end of "GRIT: why passion and resilience are the secrets to success" by Angela Duckworth. I love that we now have research and populist books in Positive Psychology and I have enjoyed Marty Seligman's books. Psychology research into what it is to be a human living a fulfilling life is a turnaround from the past!? Enjoying "GRIT"....as a Career Coach working with teenagers this is massively useful! Last week I saw 14 year olds who have already picked "destinations" in the…See More
"Thank you Susthama
Obviously by "communism" I don't mean horrendous stalinist dictatorships! But real communities, self-organising, democratic, caring for all in the community and others etc etc...won't attempt a…"
"Hi Ian, nice to see you here. Thank you too for your message about RAD.
When we we were living at the Buddhist House, it felt like a very small, pure red army, probably more communist than a communist commune. :)"
“Do we know what it means to be struck by grace? It does not mean that we suddenly believe that God exists, or that Jesus is the saviour, or that the Bible contains the truth. Grace strikes us when we are in great pain and restlessness. It strikes us when we walk through the dark Valley of a meaningless and empty life. It strikes us when we feel that our separation is deeper than usual, because we have violated another life, a life which we loved, or from which we were estranged. It strikes us… Continue
I have recently been made aware of a practice known asHo’ponopono.Ho’ponoponois an ancient Hawaiian healing practice,based on universal forgiveness, that was rediscovered and popularised in the 80s. A man called Joe Vitale(Hawaiian I think) became enchanted by the practice after his daughter was healed from an…
My children, Floor and I have been at Eleusis for a week visiting Dharmavidya. He had had another attack of new embolisms in his lungs a few weeks ago, and had gone to see a specialist at the hospital who then kept him in the hospital for just under a week and was back home the day before we arrived.
When we arrived, he told us of another serious blockage problem. He lives in the countryside, quite remote, and is on…