Who was Seneca? Seneca was an influential and often quoted Stoic philosopher. Seneca was born in 4 B.C. in Cordoba, Hispania (modern-day Spain). Known as Seneca the Younger and Lucius Annaeus Seneca. Senaca, later raised in Rome, was a pivotal … Read the rest “Getting to know Seneca”
Is our mind the greatest story teller?
Our minds seem to work on stories either via replay (he said, she said, and then this) or predictive stories. Our storytelling is largely based on emotion, rarely logical and largely perception biased. … Read the rest “Rumination”
The map is not the territory was presented as a presupposition of NLP (Neuro-Linguistic Programming) on a recent course. The term was for some reason, the trickiest of the presuppositions to grasp in a practical way. Step one was understanding … Read the rest “The map is not the territory”
The mind is everything. What we think, we become – Buddha
Today’s quote touches on both the power and the slipperiness of the mind. Our minds constantly create stories, backstories and predicted outcomes. These stories can work for us, or … Read the rest “Your story”
This particular Alan Watts quote is close to me, it is far too easy to take life too seriously, perhaps we should approach each situation with curiosity and humour. Often we perceive the wise as serious, the wisest people I … Read the rest “Humor”
A reminder that often listening, observing and contemplating is the correct action. How are we to learn if we always speak. When situations arise, often the ‘season for silence’ allows us to gather the right amount of knowledge and take … Read the rest “Listening”