Depressed, Angry, Frustrated, Resentful, Hateful, Outraged? Pick your poison

It is understandable why so many people have become depressed, angry, frustrated, resentful, hateful and even outraged at what is going on in the world today.  For sure we are in a time of change unlike no other. The great depression is about as close as we can get to to define the current situation. It is as thought there is a huge rebalancing going on around the world that...

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OMG – OMG – OMG – If I say it three times it will come true?

So how does it work? Absurd magical beliefs (A-M-B) have been with us for as long as we have been conscious. They are designed to reduce the stress and tension that otherwise might overwhelm our being and possibly cause damage to our neural network. The rabbits foot, works miracles for millions of people.  Just the fact that it is on their person is enough to bring calm to their...

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Scream, shout, kick, yell and yet things stay the same.

It is sometimes the most obvious things that can go unnoticed.  We get ourselves into situations without realising that the situations were of our own making and likely to be caused by thoughtlessness,  miscommunication, same-old thinking and perhaps even wishful thinking. It seems that often we want things to be different, yet we keep repeating the same patterns and experiencing the same...

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Distorting. Says who?

The amount of times we find ourselves saying “thats not what I said” or “thats not what I meant” may not be many, yet when we do it can often lead to huge conflict. In some instances it can be so frustrating to be with someone that misinterprets what we say and turn it to mean something that suits their needs. Many an argument occurs as a consequence of information being...

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Distortion deletes other possibilities?

The way we are able to function and the degree to which we are at ease with ourselves and the world we live in is largely dependant on our ability to distort information. The important question that needs to be asked is do we generally find that our mind is predisposed to distort for good or  bad? Lets say that we are predisposed to seeing the glass half empty.  The reality of the glass...

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