Category Archives: adaptation

“…Now there’s sleep…and there’s sleep”. (Continuation of previous blog).

Continuing on from the previous blog, there, quite typically at this point, occurs evidence of change, different to anything witnessed hitherto. The EEG pattern returns to small and rapid oscillations; the EMG line also flattens out, whereas the EOG now … Continue reading

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Sleep is the best Medicine. (Cont’d fro previous blog).

Whenever I hear people talking about sleep, I think of my own mother, who – so it seemed to me as a child – appeared to ‘prescribe’ it for almost every ailment and eventuality in life. “What you need” she … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting)

.Returning to the Promethean myth for a further moment, referred to in my previous posting, we may well maintain that fire – or to use the language of these blogs – mind and its potential for the recognition of spirit … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

What we have just described in the final paragraphs of the previous blog, is something to which I guess the overwhelming majority of us can relate to in our own day and age. However, for us it is unlikely to … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

.First of all, let me, as promised, briefly recap by amplifying somewhat the contents of the previous blog. Spirituality – so we have established – is as integral to life as is the air that surrounds us. Our word “spirit” … Continue reading

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Hope, when all hope seems lost: practice makes perfect. (Cont’d from previous blog).

Having established – on the basis of empirical evidence where available – that those approaches briefly reviewed, i.e. autogenic training, visualization, meditation, progressive relaxation, auto-suggestion, are viable and potentially productive, we are now nearing the challenge posed by key questions … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

Such distinctions as these then are important and must be continually borne in mind by all concerned. For example, we can never define or determine a spiritual essence in terms of – say – brain size or bone structure, tool-using … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting).

Following on from my last blog, I want now if I may, to address and to ‘articulate’ what I perceive to be a variety of well-known and acknowledged ways of identifying and evaluating spirituality. Firstly, there is what we might … Continue reading

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Beyond Self. (Continuation of previous posting)

.Increasingly so as the years have passed, I have come, for a whole raft of reasons (many of which will unfold over the course of these pages) to return again and again to one – for me at any rate … Continue reading

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Beyond Self? (Cont’d from most recent posting).

Following the crucifixion and resurrection of Jesus of Nazareth and according to Christian teaching, “the Christ”···, belief in the resurrection of the dead became the great proclamation and witness of the Christian Church and the principal doctrine concerning “life after … Continue reading

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