Recently I gave a talk at Foundation for Mind-Being Research. It was called ‘Consciousness, from an Artist’s Perspective’. It feels important to share with you the aspect where I really dial in to what Artists actually do for our collective consciousness. Further down the article you will see the particular slides that relate to this subject. [Read more…]
What is ambition?
A lot of people associate ambition as perhaps a slightly distasteful habit as it can bring out an aggressive side of our nature – at least that can be our fear. In the world of business that is considered a good thing, a desirable trait for those that want to ‘get ahead’. But, ‘get ahead’ of what? The rest of us losers!?! I think not. [Read more…]
The power of ritual can be found almost everywhere and can positively affect major aspects of our lives without us even realizing it.
A ritual can be as simple as making tea and using a specifically chosen cup, each morning. It might be in the way we tend our garden or talk to our loved ones. It’s the difference between doing actions mindfully (with awareness), versus doing them out of habit. But, why does awareness matter? And how do rituals help us achieve it? [Read more…]