Focus – can you really focus?

Focus – can you really focus?

Focus! Have you found yourself saying that to yourself? Or even to your child? You see yourself wondering from one thing to another. One thought to another. You chide yourself to bring your attention back to something you wish to prioritise. Studying, reading, even...
Words – Doing trumps word play

Words – Doing trumps word play

Words. You may not think you are well versed in writing or speaking. But we have a way with words. You may not compete with Shakespeare, but in your own head, you are the master of words. Does the ability to use words come at a price? I would like to argue yes, so...
Prayer or Meditation – Should you choose?

Prayer or Meditation – Should you choose?

Prayer or meditation? No, it is not a trick question. It is a serious question. Is there a difference? One argument put forth by Osho is that prayers are outwardly focused. At another force or being. Meditation is inwardly focused. To search within. So which one are...
Forgetting – Can you tell yourself to forget?

Forgetting – Can you tell yourself to forget?

Forgetting is one of the most under rated skills among human beings. We are all taught to remember. Rewards are forthcoming when we do. Names, places, geography, algebra. People who ace recalling, excel. But forgetting is so vital to survival. Not every experience is...