Why We Think

I was woken up by an idea. I've been thinking about Thought for a long while, and this morning an entire stream of thinking showed up the moment I awoke. I spent 30 minutes snoozing and drifting, creating this article in my mind but feeling too good in my bed to actually get up and …

Focus Is A Verb

This morning, after engaging in a solid morning routine involving some Wim Hof breathing exercises and a cold shower, my wife and I sat down for breakfast and thoroughly enjoyed our first meal after a short 30-hour fast. We were sipping our tea, enjoying the aftermath of this intense start to the day, when she …

Of Moles and Men

I talked in an old blog post about the trances we live by, every waking moment of our existence. Our life is a never-ending series of trances constantly following one another, continuously unfolding. Some people call them states or moods. Our waking state of consciousness shifts depending on whether we are angry, loving, affectionate, sad, …

Deadly Words

There is one simple way to increase the quality of your relationships with others and with yourself. You might want to check it out. If you do it and you do it well, this might radically improve the quality of your life… A little while ago, I started paying attention to the language people around …

Can You Be Hypnotised?

The short answer is: YES! Of course... There are a lot of misconceptions around hypnotisability and the supposed varying "receptiveness" of people to the hypnotic "sleep". That's because people often don't know clearly what is really going on. This ignorance is often fuelled by stage shows and the "surreal" hypnotic phenomena witnessed by emotionally hyped …