How to think is not taught in schools. Everyone believes they know how to think already, so few people question their skill level in this respect. In truth, few people know how to think effectively. You can be one of them if you follow the guidance … [Read more...] about An Introduction to How to Think
There are several deep-seated beliefs instilled in the minds of all of us that are really difficult for people to question. The idea that we should reach for a pair of glasses when we get old and our eyesight "inevitably" begins to degrade is one of … [Read more...] about Avoiding The Need for Glasses – with David Glassman
These days it is hard to find anyone who is prepared to admit they are a fan of using fossil fuel energy. So deeply entrenched is the false idea that CO2 is the great evil and that the planet will be destroyed unless we all switch to renewables. No … [Read more...] about The Moral case for Fossil Fuel Energy – with Don Watkins
Habits can be formidable obstacles to self-improvement when set against us, however, they become powerful allies if we can harness them to our benefit. EFT (tapping) can be used to harness this power and overwrite old mental programs that lock us in … [Read more...] about EFT (Tapping): Healing through reprogramming the subconscious mind
In March 2019, Nigel Howitt presented his talk on designing the fundamentals of health into a holistic lifestyle plan to members of the 'Federation of Holistic Therapists' in Stevenage, Hertfordshire, UK. Summary: Optimal physical well being is … [Read more...] about Health Talk – Lifestyle Choices Supporting The Fundamentals Of Health
The idea that money is the root of all evil or its variant "The love of money is the root of all evil" are a moral assumption many of us have grown up with. It is embedded deep within the mainstream view that most people have absorbed and hold as … [Read more...] about Is money really the root of all evil?
Santa Claus Syndrome is the name given to the psychological effects of the 'Father Christmas' or 'Santa Claus' story. It is proposed that the story is more than just a nice festive story, it is a widespread untruth that all of society is 'in on'. … [Read more...] about Santa Claus Syndrome – the hidden effects of lying to our children at Christmas
What is a Matrix? What does the word mean? What are people referring to to when they talk of 'the Matrix'? Why use the story of the film as a metaphor? Let's shed some light on the topic and see why a science fiction story can serve as a useful … [Read more...] about What is “The Matrix”? What’s outside it, and how can we escape?
Do you long for a more meaningful and empowered lifestyle? Do you long to escape the rat race and the madness of modern living. Then living off the land could be for you. It is a whole new approach to life that may seem impossible to some, yet is … [Read more...] about The many benefits of living off the land
Morality may seem a dull and uninteresting concept, but the reason it interests me is this. Humans do not have automatic knowledge. We need a code of values to guide our behaviour and choices if we wish to live successful and happy lives. Which … [Read more...] about Mainstream morality opposes human flourishing