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Quelling Your Mistaken Notions of Insignificance

  This is a guest post by Michael Nelson You can look up at the stars and immediately stumble upon some vague rationalization that you do not matter. It’s easier than you may think. All you need is just ponder on the immense vastness of space and our magnitude in the scale of things. Out in that space above your…

Pearls of Wisdom: Tolle on Spiritual Enlightenment

Eckhart Tolle’s words of wisdom See more presentations by Soulhiker | Upload your own PowerPoint presentations I am a big fan of Eckhart Tolle’s writing.But having read his books more than once, I know that ‘fan’ is not the ideal word to use and it is a concept he wouldn’t definitely include in his vision of spiritual evolution. The thing…

From Ego-Consciousness to Eco-Consciousness:10 Meditations

We live in a world in which egocentric views,short-sighted decisions, disrespect for our natural environment, wars over ideologies, etc (the list goes on a couple of paragraphs) are still prevalent and recurrent themes even now at the dawn of the 21st century. Idealists like myself like to believe in an emerging culture of creative thinkers & leaders that will slowly…

10 reasons why you are so special

One thing that constantly fascinates me is our ability to be unaware and oblivious of great wonderful things in front of our eyes on a day to day basis. Sometimes we are so consumed by mundane problems and current affairs that we filter out a lot of information around us. This makes us lose sight of the bigger picture and…

Shifting Sands: Dealing with Impermanence

A Philosopher of ancient Greece before the time of Socrates, named Heraclitus, used to profess that everything in the Universe is in constant flux and that nothing remains the same. “You cannot step in the same river twice” Heraclitus used to say. This is because all the observable world and even the imperceptible one is changing all the time even…

You Only Live Many Times – Part 1

I might be breaking away from the crowd and from the common chatter of all things wordly but today I don’t care. I feel like writing about one of my long-held spiritual beliefs. If you are a loyal reader of this blog but not in the vein of a deep and non-mundane subject then I humbly apologize! Put plainly and…

Why Passion is such a Bad Thing

I have been annoyed for some time now about the frequent misuse of the term ‘Passion’ in the personal development arena. I must admit beforehand that I was also guilty of the same mistake in one or two of my past articles. The thing is that passion is most frequently used to mean a positive quality that is essential for…

Save the World: Live in Balance & Inner Harmony

Life is in perfect balance & harmony. It is in dynamic balance or equilibrium, meaning that although it is in constant flux, with things coming and going out of existence, the net effect is total balance. It is also in harmony because its different forms fit in and blend together. Observing nature you can see a lot of example of…

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