Category Archives: evolving status

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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Beyond self? (Cont’d from previous blog).

By now we have surely witnessed and are hopefully in agreement concerning the point that by any functional definition, brain and body are as inseparable, as (in its day) was – say – the world famous Concorde from its Rolls-Royce … Continue reading

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

The second experience, which I will relate here, concerned a female patient who I had known and who had been visiting my clinic on a regular basis for all of two years and more. Over that period of time, we … Continue reading

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We amount to much mote than we seem. (Continued from previous blog).

“That very English poet (but of an Irish father) William Blake once wrote, “no bird soars too high if it soars with its own wings”. Since it is self evidently the case that the conscious and unconscious mind accounts for … Continue reading

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Evidence of mind control; Hypnosis: All hypnosis is self hypnosis. (Cont’d from previous blog.)

In the forgoing, we have witnessed the part played by one powerful and necessary element, namely the normal and everyday propensity to be “drawn into” and “focused upon”. Here is another; namely, “suggestion”. (The term “suggestion” used within this context … Continue reading

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Evidence of mind control; Hypnosis: All hypnosis is self hypnosis. (Continued from previous blog.)

Nowadays we prefer to talk about an “altered state of consciousness”. By this, in general terms, is meant; a more intent and intense preoccupation with; a “focus” (if you prefer it). At this point, other thoughts and events might well … Continue reading

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The Make-up of Mind: The Conscious and Unconscious mind: The “Self”. (Cont’d from previous blog).

In my writings to date on the “The Makeup of Mind”, I have revisited and reviewed behaviour and feelings emanating from well known and in some cases well-defined areas and activities within the brain e.g. the limbic system. On the … Continue reading

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The Make-up of Mind: The Conscious and Unconscious mind. (Cont’d from previous blog).

When I attempt to, let us say, play the piano/trumpet or whatever, knowledge derived initially when a child – say, about the key of D major or concerning chromatic scales etc. – is as available to me today as ever … Continue reading

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