This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. The nature of the challenges faced by humanity has shifted during our history, but the authority holding the solutions has until recently been centralized. It used to be God, the church, the king, the government or science that were accorded the right… Continue reading Using Participatory Action Research to Evaluate if Masks Help Us Stay Healthy: Good Idea?
This article was published as a graduate student paper at Halmstad University, Sweden. Empowered patients through online communities is a trend of innovation in healthcare presented by medical futurist Bertalan Meskó (2014), who notes that the only way to advance healthcare is for doctors to allow patients to help themselves and to participate in medical… Continue reading Health Innovation, Empowered Patients and Human Consciousness
This is a series of videos about how a deeper knowledge of our identity and capacity, as explained in the wisdom tradition of Ayurveda and Yoga can help us tackle the current pandemic and all the interrelated challenges we face. I will continuously add the videos and related information here, so if you are interested,… Continue reading Tackling the Pandemic with Ayurveda
At times when world leaders are flexing their muscles ready to start wars, even if you are a peaceful person, you might find yourself getting angry. Your reasons can be many. If not because of the actions of one nation or another, then you might lose your peace because leaders still entertain the puerile belief… Continue reading Why You Can and Should Keep Your Peace
Note: You can watch this video on Instagram. A few words about forgiveness. Many of us know that forgiveness is something we need to learn for our own good. But what is more important to realize is that forgiveness means different things depending on how we decide to approach life. If we decide that we… Continue reading A Few Words About Forgiveness
Note: You can watch this video on Instagram. Today I will talk about love. I’m sure you know that many people are looking for love, and that’s a good thing. It’s actually a sign of health at times when our societies become colder, more impersonal, aggressive, competitive, fearful and… maybe even cynical. It’s a sign… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Love
It’s the holiday season and most of us are wishing others- and ourselves- Happy Holidays. But most people in the world are not happy, and most people don’t feel constantly blessed, regardless of how good their life might be. Are you maybe one of them? If so, let me try to help. Be sure that… Continue reading 3 Steps to Constant Happiness
Is it possible to be truly, deeply and PERMANENTLY happy? It depends on what you mean by “happy”. If you mean that things are always good and never bad, that you always win and never lose, that there are only highs and never lows… then no. But there is another kind of happiness, a state… Continue reading Is Permanent Happiness Possible?
Many people feel that love is lacking in their life. I think this is one of the most terrible forms of suffering. Love is necessary for life just like air, water and food. Without love, we might survive for a while, but life will be cold and difficult. With love on the other hand, we… Continue reading Loving Anything and Everything
Time and again, my role as a counselor is to help people realize that they are exhausting themselves while chasing chimeras. The separate self, aka ego, is that mental image we have of ourselves, and it is by definition incomplete, insecure and in search of everything it lacks. When we have identified with the ego,… Continue reading The Empty Promises of the Ego