Thoughts on: “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Joe Dispenza

“Your thoughts have consequences so great that they create your reality.” How did that quote make you feel? Did you throw up a little in your mouth, or did you get intrigued to know more? That feeling is probably a good indicator for how you feel about this book. Reality creation and manifestation books comesContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Breaking the Habit of Being Yourself” by Joe Dispenza”

Lab Report: 60-Days of Non-Resistance

Current situation: children, crying, shit everywhere (literally and figuratively speaking), irregular sleep, a constant stream of contingencies and emergencies. It’s a lovely mess! BUT it can be frustrating at times. Condition are perfect for a new experiment. The Lab Report – 009 – “60 days of Non Resistance” Non-resistance is about letting things unfold asContinue reading “Lab Report: 60-Days of Non-Resistance”

Lab Report: The First 100 Days of Meditation

We keep reading about it; the most important endeavor one can undertake is self knowledge – “Know thyself” as the inscription reads at the Temple of Apollo – and what better way to start that examination than practice of meditation? ————————— The Lab Report – 005 – “Meditation: The First 100 Days” ———————– The meditationContinue reading “Lab Report: The First 100 Days of Meditation”

Thoughts on: “The Journey to the East” by Hermann Hesse

This short and sweet books became the next stop for my Hermann Hesse obsession. —- The story has magical, almost mystical feel to it. Almost impossible to understand at times, but we are being warned, that the story about to be told about the journey to the East, is an untellable story. It’s not justContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Journey to the East” by Hermann Hesse”

Thoughts on: “The Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts

I’m focusing on notes this time around! —— Watts does a really great job at explaining ideas that seem to be at the core of most religious and spiritual teachings. —— 📝 The Law of Reversed Effort. ”When you try to stay on the surface of water, you sink; but when you try to sinkContinue reading “Thoughts on: “The Wisdom of Insecurity” by Alan Watts”

Thoughts on: “Improv Wisdom” by Patricia Ryan Madson

I picked up this book because it was recommended in #StevenPressfield s book Turning Pro. The idea is to use techniques from Improvisational theatre to enhance spontaneity and spiritual satisfaction in everyday life. —— I’m quite stuck in my ways of doing thing and thought it might help me loosen up a bit. —— TheContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Improv Wisdom” by Patricia Ryan Madson”

Thoughts on: “Demian” by Hermann Hesse

The story revolves around young Sinclair and the difficult task of finding ones self. Growing up in a protected and pious middle class home he eventually has to face the real world. Sinclair gets a new mysterious classmates, Demian, who guides him to detach and revolt from the superficial world of form and awaken toContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Demian” by Hermann Hesse”

Double review: “Good to Great” and “Autobiography of a Yogi”

Good to Great (GtG) lays out the result of a study that was set out to find the universal distinguishing characteristic of companies that went from good to great performance and sustained it for over fifteen years. —————— Autobiography of a yogi is the is the life account of Yogananda Paramahansa; the yogi than introducedContinue reading “Double review: “Good to Great” and “Autobiography of a Yogi””

Thoughts on: “Advice not Given” by Mark Epstein

“When we let the ego have free reign we suffer – but when we learn to let go, we are free.” —— Dr. Epstein explores where psychotherapy and Buddhism can complement each other in the persuit of mental wellness. —— The Buddha and Freud, Dr Epstein says, came to a similar conclusion. Ego is theContinue reading “Thoughts on: “Advice not Given” by Mark Epstein”

Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek

Scott Jurek runs and eats! By running I mean 100 mile runs (that’s 160km!) and 24 hour races. By eating I mean only plant based foods. —————- Endurance has been a theme in my reading for a while and this is the latest latest entry. I was led to this ultra marathon legends autobiography becauseContinue reading “Thoughts on: ”Eat & Run” by Scott Jurek”