Monthly Archives: November 2014

Know Thy Self

One well known early Greek quote is: “know thy self.” Another, maybe lesser known quote from the Tao Te Ching is: He who knows others is wise; He who knows himself is enlightened; He who conquers others is strong; He … Continue reading

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Knock Down the Walls in the Mind

We learn at an early age to be builders of walls in our minds. The walls of limiting beliefs. We wall ourselves in unwittingly. After awhile, we can’t see the wood for the trees. The wall vanishes from our vision … Continue reading

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A Prisoner of Our Own Thinking

In an earlier post I talked about labels and their impact on us. In my last post I talked about the quote from the poem by Richard Lovelace: “Stone walls do not a prison make, nor iron bars a cage”. … Continue reading

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Four Walls Do Not A Prison Make

I heard the quote “Four walls do not a prison make” many many years ago and it has stuck with me ever since. The actual line is “Stone walls do not a prison make.” This comes from a poem by … Continue reading

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A Picture is Worth..??

The old saying “A picture is worth a thousand words” is an interesting quote. What has that got to do with the Mind and Self-Hypnosis though? Quote a lot really! You see, we mostly think in pictures. Not only that, … Continue reading

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A Novel Approach to Learning

As I was writing something else, the idea for this post came to mind. So, what’s this post about? A Novel approach to learning? How many times have you picked up a book on Self Improvement or other Personal Change … Continue reading

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Gardening the Mind and Vipassana

After I posted my about becoming a gardener of the mind, I reflected on how much Vipassana is like being a gardener of the Mind. This is also interesting – how the Universe guides ones writing!! You see, Vipassana is about transforming … Continue reading

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The Bonsai Tree and the Mind

In my last post I talked about becoming a gardener of your mind. Of only planting beliefs and allowing thoughts that support you. Of weeding out the beliefs and thoughts that do not support you. What is a Bonsai? A … Continue reading

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