When is enough, enough?

“Learn to go beyond your limits”. It’s a popular self-help mantra of many modern gurus. Our world seems full of people, books and billboards telling us we don’t need to live according to our limits. That instead we should push beyond them. I’m not going […]

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Karma Yoga: learning how to act

In the spirit of thinking less, I’ve been doing more. I’m not randomly filling my time with busy-ness rather I’ve begun a campaign of consciously and mindfully doing and acting. Doing more may seem to run counter to many spiritual philosophies – doesn’t yoga advocate […]

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Nature as Teacher

It’s been a big week for weather. We’ve seen people swimming down Flinders Street in Melbourne, a so-called Snowpocalypse over the eastern USA, and hailstones the size of oranges cannoning off cars up here in the Blue Mountains. The drastic and disruptive power of weather […]

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Mind Patterns

The human mind loves patterns. We search for them in the things we see, our ears listen for them in music and the rhythm of waves on the beach. And, the mind itself generates them through our behaviour. Have you ever noticed that when life throws you a familiar situation you tend to repeat actions you did in the past?

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