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All about emotions

Vulnerability is necessary

A researcher learning to live from the heart.

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Jealousy

A while ago I listened to an interview with the British primatologist Jane Goodall. She talked about her life in Tanzania, observing and researching the behaviour of chimpanzees. Among others, one of her ground-breaking discoveries was the existence of emotions … Continue reading

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A trick about emotions

Most of the people think that their emotions are reflecting the reality. On some point it’s true, but they’re still mistaken. Our emotions are mirrors of our inner state. So they’re reflecting our inner reality, not the outer. And our … Continue reading

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Don’t leave me ..

Came across Jaques Brel and his beautiful and soulful chansons. I have all but forgotten about him… He sung through the heart, he lived his songs. Enjoy Ne me quitte pas  

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Just too painful…

In the past few years I have had several encounters with people who showed symptoms of Hysteria. Hysteria is not a disease, much rather it is a state of mind, signified by uncontrollable emotional excess. To be “hysteric” in the … Continue reading

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Addiction: Loving the Lie

Addictions are mental engrams. A habit has to be learned and several factors have to come together. Time, place and readiness. My smoking habit started because I wanted to belong to the group ( everyone smoked) and I discovered that … Continue reading

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Energies of addiction

Contemplating the development of addiction, it occurs to me that all levels of being are in varying degrees affected by the pattern of forming a dependency. In order to understand addiction however, we have to look in particular at the … Continue reading

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Keep me safe

„Do exactly what you would do if you felt most secure“ This quote from the 13th century mystic Meister Eckhart, made me contemplate today. There was a strong  sense of truth in it, that I could not put in words … Continue reading

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Emotions and disease (2)

I often get asked about the relationship between emotions and disease. There is a lot of interest in the subject and many people intuitively know that there is a close relation between how they feel and their state of health. … Continue reading

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On boredom

Did you ever ask yourself – what is boredom ? Per definition, boredom is a mood, a lasting emotional state, characterized by low interest and low energy. I get bored when I feel trapped in having to do tedious, repetitive … Continue reading

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