Epictetus’ Wisdom

Today I would like to share with you some of Epictetus wisdom, by sharing with you a few of his quotes. Epictetus was a Greek Stoic philosopher, born a slave at Hierapolis and lived in Rome until his banishment. Epictetus was banished from Rome along with other Stoic philosophers by the emperor Domitian, who was irritated…… Continue reading Epictetus’ Wisdom

“The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

The following verses were obtained from Hagakure, which some might know as Hagakure Kikigaki and others as “The book of the Samurai: Analects of Nabeshima”. Today I chose to write about it as tribute to my father. My “padre” (father) was devoted to its code and taught me as much as he could, his admiration…… Continue reading “The Way”: Samurai Wisdom

Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Anxiety can be one of the most crippling sensations. There are many people who suffer from serious anxiety problems which on many occasions lead them to find themselves in the most stressful and painful situations; not only for themselves but also for their loved ones and others around them. Anxiety can start to manifest for…… Continue reading Simple Steps To Help Reduce Anxiety

Viking Wisdom

The life rules which I am about to share, are based on the Havamal, a collection of old Norse poems from the Viking age. “Norse” and “Viking” refer to the same Germanic people who settled in Scandinavia during the Viking Age and who spoke Old Norse. “Norse” refers to Norsemen who were full-time traders and Vikings refers…… Continue reading Viking Wisdom

Life and God According to Spinoza

Baruch Spinoza was a Dutch philosopher of Portuguese origin. He was one of the early thinkers of the enlightenment and modern biblical criticism, including modern conceptions of self and the universe; he came to be considered one of the great rationalists of philosophy. As a rationalist, he was a member of the philosophical current which…… Continue reading Life and God According to Spinoza

Let’s Talk About Sex

Many people seem to think there is no wrong way to talk about sex with others. Those people usually feel because it is their sexuality, they should be able to simply talk about it in whichever way they like. In a way they are correct, it is their sexuality and they are welcome to relate…… Continue reading Let’s Talk About Sex

A Tired Society

The universe is always changing, that is its primordial nature and it reflects in our world, including its sociological and technological aspects. For centuries, such changes were slow, gradual, almost predictable, this of course made it easier for our minds to settle and take in any new changes; in other words we had time to…… Continue reading A Tired Society

Understanding Sexual Energy

Sexuality still remains the most taboo subject out there; even though we may live in a society which superficially seems to promote openness about sexuality, the reality remains that what is being promoted is less related with sexuality and more with depravation and separation. Sexuality involves intimacy and connection (mind, body and spirit) what is…… Continue reading Understanding Sexual Energy

Let’s Get Real: The Benefits of Healthy Pessimism

We currently live overwhelmed by the literature of “Be positive” or “Focus on the positive”. It seems to the modern New Age Movement (which does not share the same foundation/ideals as the original New Age Movement) the solution to every problem in life is to “just look at the positive”. Self help books with similar…… Continue reading Let’s Get Real: The Benefits of Healthy Pessimism

Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature

Every now and then I get into a peculiar mood, which although chaotic at times, gives birth to a lot of self expression. The chaos seems to be born out of a desire to understand myself more, as well as the world which surrounds me. I tend to become more introspective, and carefully navigate the…… Continue reading Good or Bad? Exploring Human Nature