Do your senses tell you the truth?

Our mind is constantly bombarded by thoughts, impressions and messages. To help get us through the day our mind retrieves hundreds of memories and combines this with real-time data from our senses. In a previous article I questioned the truth of memory, but how often […]

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The changing brain

Watching a documentary last week about the brain and how it functions I was struck by how important perseverance and enthusiasm are to achieving our goals in life. Yet it seems these two psychological states are all too often the first things to go out […]

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How yoga can help you rewrite the rule book

A little while back my family and I sat down to a game of Monopoly. As the money was divided, the trinkets chosen and the dice rolled, everyone’s alter egos began to appear. Strategic thinkers and planners morphed into seat-of-the-pants speculators, spendthrifts threw caution to […]

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Space births Creativity

In Ancient Greek philosophy, the workings of the world were governed by four basic elements: earth, water, fire and air. Yet for the Indian philosophers, the Greek classification omitted the most important element of all: space. For them, space was essential. It was the overarching […]

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The nature of change

In the last week I’ve really noticed how much longer the days are becoming. Where only a few weeks ago it felt like the nights were going on forever, now by a little after 5.30 in the morning the sky is filled with lovely golden […]

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India 2011: Let’s Moove

As promised, details of the India 2011 Tour are now live and online. Plans have changed slightly, and our three-week tour now fits neatly into 16 days. Check out the unique South India travel package David and I have put together. And if you can, […]

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