The Path to Excellence

Excellence is not just a goal to be pursued; it’s a way of life that we can cultivate in everything we do. It’s a promise to hold ourselves to the highest standards, to try to reach our full potential, and to keep improving our skills, abilities, and character. The path to excellence begins with a deep sense of purpose, a …

Embark on a Journey of Self-Discovery: The Philosophy of Don Juan Yaqui Man of Knowledge

The philosophy found in Carlos Castaneda’s “The Teachings of Don Juan: a Yaqui Way of Knowledge” offers a unique blend of indigenous spiritual beliefs and modern anthropological insights, leading to a profound and transformative path of self-discovery. In this blog post, I’ll explore the key elements of this philosophy, including the concept of becoming a “Man of Knowledge,” stopping the …

Unlocking Your Inner Self: A Crash Course on Archetypes

You’ve probably heard of archetypes before. But what, exactly, are they? In Jungian psychology, archetypes are primordial images that manifest in the collective unconscious. They are present in every individual and can be observed in various forms, such as myths, stories, and religious symbols. They play a role in shaping our behaviour, thoughts, and emotions, and can help us gain …

How to Live Like Diogenes: Lessons from the Savage Philosopher

When most people think about ancient Greece, they think about gods and goddesses, epic battles, and grandiose architecture. But there was another side to ancient Greece—a side that focused on simple living, self-reliance, and questioning everything. This side is captured in the philosophy of Diogenes. Diogenes was a man ahead of his time. Born in the 4th century BCE, he …

what you do best

As I work my way through The Seeker’s Guide, I naturally want to know more about Mitch Horowitz. I found an interview with him on The Creative Independent website that was published in October 2022. He seems like an interesting character with interesting things to say that resonate with my way of thinking. On the question of distraction, Mitch had …

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Mitch Horowitz On Certainty of Purpose

I started reading Mitch Horowitz’s book, The Seeker’s Guide to The Secret Teachings of All Ages which is an authorised companion text to the esoteric landmark book, The Secret Teachings of All Ages, by Manly P. Hall Mitch Horowitz is a historian of alternative spirituality and considered to be one of the most knowledgeable people today about esoterica, mysticism, and …

the one thing

This is where I find myself on this grayest of gray days here in the UK. I stole it from an Amazon reviewer, who stole it from Gary Keller’s book, who stole it from the movie City Slickers. It is the summation of all my searching. a dialogue between Curly and Mitch… Curly: Do you know what the secret of …

Trainers in VR Networking Event

Join me this Friday, January 13th, at 14:00 for a virtual networking event in the metaverse. Topic: Trainers in VR: How are we using the metaverse to create immersive learning experiences for our learners? I’ll be using the Engage VR metaverse platform, which is available to users of the Quest 2, Pico, Viva, StreamVR,or PCVR headsets. You do need to …