Most of us have probably heard of the phrase “digital detox”: a dedicated time out from the computerised technology that defines our modern age. This can be anything from a holiday with no internet access, to a silent retreat such as a Vipassana meditation centre, or some may even go so far as to leave … Continue reading Digital Digestion
Yoga for anxiety In the previous post, I’ve briefly discussed some yogic philosophy that can help cope with anxiety: the notion of not being consumed by thoughts and sensations and knowing that your individual self is always part of the great divine universe (in a nutshell!). If you can manage it during an episode of … Continue reading Yoga Practice for Anxiety
In Luc Besson’s captivating film, the ‘Fifth Element’ is materialised in human form to combine the other four terrestrial elements: earth, air, fire and water, for ultimate power. Like the beautiful Leeloo, the fifth element in Yogic philosophy is also the catalyst in the function of the others. “Space”, or “Vyana” in Sanskrit, is … Continue reading The Fifth Element: SPACE
Philosophers, prophets or loud mouthed cunts? Modern messiahs Or lunatic liars With theories just made to debunk? To write an autobiography according to Slits guitarist, Viv Albertine, you have to either be “a twat or broke” - the opening line to hers. She claims to be “a bit of both”. Well, if that’s … Continue reading Preachers and Teachers or Poets and Punks?