As I continue to explore concepts related to human energy and its presence in paranormal studies, I am finding many people talking about synchronicities. Synchronicities are events that happen around us, that move beyond coincidences, and imply that events in our world are actually influenced by energies outside our common reality. Roderick Main wrote in … Continue reading Synchronicity
In my last post I made the argument for paranormal research. My basic thought is that as people contemplate the finite nature of existence, they will naturally shift to wondering about the limits of such a life. Paranormal research provides an opportunity to explore these edges. Now as I stand on the precipice of my … Continue reading Heading down the rabbit hole . . .
It's not about getting more stuff done. It's about getting more of the right things done. It's not about efficiently doing what is on the to-do list. It's realizing that the most important thing isn't even on the to-do list. That's the insight. --Greg McKeown on the Tim Ferriss podcast talking about his book Essentialism. … Continue reading McKeown’s Essentialism
Today I will write one sentence. That is it. Just one sentence. To create a habit, let's say a habit of writing. You should develop a goal. Sometimes smaller goals make more sense than larger goals. If I want to write, I will write one sentence. If I want to exercise, I will start with … Continue reading Just one sentence
Recently I had the opportunity to read a couple of books by Patrick Rhone. "Enough" and "Some Thoughts About Writing" are short books and I managed to read each one in a day.
I have always wondered why, during a concentrated effort on becoming happier, I become less happy and more irritable. That was until I heard this theory on a Buddhist podcast*. When we are working towards happiness we are placing our thoughts and efforts towards a singular goal. We are creating a sense of attachment to … Continue reading Happiness
Today will be an artist retreat day. I don't have to work so I can spend the day nourishing my creative soul. My plan is to respond to writing prompts, go outside and take pictures, go for a walk in the woods, and sit in silent meditation. Today will be a retreat day, a day where … Continue reading The Artist Retreat Day