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“My soul drifts light upon a sea of trees” — a Japanese Zen priest helping depressed, suicidal people.

After losing two friends and an uncle to suicide, Zen priest Ittetsu Nemoto made it his life’s mission to support those struggling with depression and suicidal behavior. My Soul Drifts Light upon a Sea of Trees follows three of the … Continue reading

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What brings you most joy?

I remember going to the shaman because although I had a good life on the face of it, it was bleak as if something was missing. And she told me that I stopped feeling joy. She told me that to … Continue reading

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Michael Pollan’s “How to change your mind” and theory of the entropic brain #happiness

I continue to explore the new world that opened to me. I heard that Michael Pollan’s ‘How to change your mind’ was a sort of Bible of psychedelics so I borrowed it from the local library (interestingly, it had a … Continue reading

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The Mind Explorers – London premiere and live Q&A, come and say hi!

Recently I posted A new milestone… a new door opened… a new world discovered… #happiness. So what has been this amazing spiritual growth experience that has blown my mind so much? Inspired by the likes of Stan Grof, Ram Dass and … Continue reading

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Happiness takes lots of choices that are sometimes hard to make

I love this quote. It is so simple to say ‘happiness is here and now, in you, you don’t need to look for it’. I found that I needed to work to be happy. I had to shed a lot … Continue reading

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On the importance of people around us #happiness

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From despair to joy- just another day in life of a human

How bemusing we, humans, are. One day I find myself in the darkest of despairs. It happens more often and particularly acutely during late fall/ winter months. Everything seems bleak, dark energy inside awakens like a heavy spring that was … Continue reading

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