Category: Personal Experience
Mindfulness and Exploring the Nature of Consciousness
Greetings and welcome! I am currently 23 days into a meditation course, specifically a mindfulness meditation course. I am going to outline what this means as well as describing my experience so far. The course is through the ‘Waking Up’ app by Sam Harris the author, philosopher, neuroscientist, and podcast host. The practice involves 10-15…
Go on a journey through yourself. For that is the only and if we are honest, ultimate journey there ever is. Take your hands off the wheel and smile into the face of chaos. You may just enjoy yourself. – M L Wood
Waves – Art a form of Self Expression.
“We humans are like waves, imperfect perfection. Rising and failing. Before returning from where we came. “ M L Wood I penned these words some time ago, as I was sitting on a beach watching the waves crash before me. The beauty and power of the ocean is both terrifying and majestic, akin I would…
Voltaire and Meditation – Can 20 Minutes a Day Better Your Life?
Voltaire once said “Meditation is the dissolution of thoughts in Eternal awareness or Pure consciousness without objectification, knowing without thinking, merging finitude in infinity.” The French historian and philosopher Voltaire proclaimed meditation to be some mystical tool for expanding your consciousness and being one with the universe. Or so it would seem after reading the…
Who Are You?
Have you ever asked yourself who you truly are? Perhaps you have heard of the quote “Know thyself” by Socrates. Maybe not, but ask yourself that question now. Who truly am i. I am sure you have a few thought bubbles pop up in your mind right now “I look like this” as you picture…
5 Simple Tips For Better Money Management
Welcome! Today we are going to discuss a somewhat taboo subject – money. Disclaimer, I am not a financial professional. These are just some tips which I have learnt to be effective tools for my own personal financial journey. It is also worth mentioning that I am in Australia and have previously lived in Canada,…
What Would My Last Words Be?
If i was on my death bed and someone asked me to sum up life, it would be something like this. Life is hard, life is beautiful and it is perfect in all its forms. Its going to be tough, and its better that way. You will learn from the pain, comfort is a disease.…
Joe Rogan and The Global Awakening
Two days ago i sat in a sauna here in Melbourne, Australia. In this particular sauna there were two other men sitting along side me. Each of us was of differing age groups. One was, i would have guessed, in his early 50s, the other i know is in his mid 30s and i am…
Nothing Matters or Does It? by M L Wood
Nothing matters, i believe this is probably about as close to a fact as you can get. Yet, you probably disagree with me, or if you are sensitive saying this has made you uncomfortable, or maybe you’re a sociopath and you truly believe none of your actions matter. Either way, that’s okay. Let me explain…
My Mother – By M L Wood
I don’t quite know how to put words to the thoughts and feelings i feel for my mother, but i think it is worth giving it a crack, since love is ultimately all we have to give in this life. My mother is an amazing woman and if you’re reading this Mum i hope this…