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Created by Matthew Hopkins

The Dynamics of Peace

The Dynamics of Peace

  Peace in Ourselves We are all searching for peace, all the time, with every action. If we look at animals in nature, we can see that peace is the natural state...until they need something. If they need food, they take action. If they perceive a threat, they...

Meditations (written guidance and audio)

Meditations (written guidance and audio)

Guidance For Meditating Well The first point of meditation is to go into a deep relaxation. We are aiming to slow our brainwaves from beta to alpha and then to theta. When we access these slower brainwaves, we are calming and quietening the mind and taking our...

All About Emotion (article in progress)

All About Emotion (article in progress)

Why do we have emotion? What does it do for us? How often and how strongly should we feel some sort of emotion? Is it good or bad to be 'emotional'? Are there good and bad emotions and can we control them? Can emotion be physical? How much worry is normal? When does...

Anger: Conscious versus Unconscious (article)

Anger: Conscious versus Unconscious (article)

What is the difference between conscious anger and unconscious anger? What is really meant by the term ‘anger management’? Is there such a thing as a healthy level of anger? What can we do to maintain a healthy balance?   Is society becoming increasingly angry?...

Knowledge and Certainty (article)

Knowledge and Certainty (article)

What is knowledge? How certain can we be about the knowledge we have? Can we ever be completely certain about what we know? Is it wise to aim for greater certainty? The development of our own knowledge In this article I wish to explore the concept of ‘knowledge’. We...

Human Needs and Resources Diagram

Human Needs and Resources Diagram

  Click on 'Circular needs and resources diagram' link. Circular needs and resources diagram As described in previous articles ('Living with EASE' and 'Stress versus Stretch'), human beings have a specific set of needs (inside the circle on the diagram) that must...