We all know the feeling of discovering parts of ourselves that we may have suspected but didn’t know existed. Some of these parts come from the “shadow self”. The psycho-spiritual notion of […]
(Excerpts from question and answer sessions given by Stuart Wilde)
Are Our Thoughts Our Own?
Q: In your books, Stuart, you ask us how we know that our thoughts are ours. What do you mean by that, and if our thoughts aren’t ours, whose are they?
In Buddhist thought life moves in rising and falling waves of Sukkha (pleasure) and Dukkha (our suffering or sorrow). This rising and falling is our natural cycle which we can […]
“Directions lay in hyperspace, feelings guide the human race” – Stuart Wilde I hope Stuart is right – it’s best we are guided by our feelings, not our emotions. I […]
Chade-Meng Tan, a Google techno weeny, led a set of mindfulness classes which became a mindfulness institute. What is interesting about Tan is that he says he was “constantly miserable” […]
So what happens in your brain when you eat chocolate, take a pill to alleviate pain, ingest a party drug or go on an ayahuasca journey? Much happens, and there, […]
In Ayahuasca ceremonies DMT is the active chemical in the tea that causes the psychedelic experience. But just what is this enigmatic chemical? It’s actually a tryptamine with powerful psychoactive properties (N,N-Dimethyltryptamine). […]