Is AI art art? Is that the right question? Maybe the question is who is the artist, the person who generated the vision through a text prompt? Or is the AI the artist because it algorithmically produced the image? This is a discussion for another time. What I’d much rather do with this image is […]

Exercise: How To Determine Your Core Values

Core values are the fundamental beliefs and principles that guide your thoughts, actions, and decisions. They form the basis of your character and serve as a personal code of ethics for you. Your core values can encompass a wide range of beliefs, including integrity, respect, honesty, responsibility, compassion, and excellence, among others. They reflect what […]

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, […]

Getting Past the Fear, Doubt, and Disbelief

Fear, doubt, and disbelief can be powerful emotions that hold you back from reaching your full potential. However, with the right tools and strategies, it is possible to overcome these emotions and lead a fulfilling life. By facing your fears, practicing self-affirmation, focusing on the present moment, seeking support, embracing failure, and developing a growth […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

The Connection between Language and Behavior: A Look at NLP

What we see and hear is what we think about. What we think about is what we feel. What we feel influences our reactions. Reactions become habits, and it is our habits that determine our destiny. – Bob Gass In her book, NLP at Work, Sue Night sets out to provide a practical and easy-to-understand […]

Why It’s Important to Update Your Belief Maps

In this episode, I explain why it’s important to keep your belief maps fresh and up-to-date. Our belief maps are how we navigate reality. Reality is subjective, of course, so how do we make sure our current view of reality is the most up-to-date?