Karma yoga is one of the main paths of yoga that any practitioner can follow. It is described in the Hindu sacred text, as the Bhagavad Gita. Practising karma yoga is the most effective way to develop spiritually. The name comes from the Sanskrit term meaning ‘deed’ or ‘action …Read on »
“Real intimacy is a sacred experience. It never exposes its secret trust and belonging to the voyeuristic eye of a neon culture. Real intimacy is of the soul, and the soul is reserved.”
JOHN O’DONOHUERead on »
There is no getting away from the fact that I deal with a chronic and acute illness. I tend to have to work at staying well, because I am not guaranteed wellness.
When it comes to travel, any road trip or holiday feels like a burden. It can also feel like a no-win situation, because when I do travel, I have payback later. No matter how meticulous I am …Read on »
“Men are not punished for their sins, but by them.” – Elbert Hubbard
If like me you believe in karma, you’ll know this is true. If we abuse for long enough, the very things that are precious to us, will be the very things we lose. I have seen that happen, so perhaps …Read on »
I remember having an intelligence test as a child because doctors needed to work out whether I was mentally retarded or not. It’s only now that I understand why I had the test. I now know the test I should have been given was a standardized intelligence and standardized adaptive skills …Read on »
“Don’t be afraid of enemies who attack you. Be afraid of the friends who flatter you.”
DALE CARNEGIERead on »
Our jobs, society, family, heritage and culture, all create roles for us, but who we are has nothing to do with those roles.
Uniquely and individually, we are us. Our personality should dictate who we are, rather than our roles dictate who we are. We are people first, role second. My blog has shaped my life and my …Read on »
For decades, US guidelines have stated that drinking alcohol in moderation would not lead to medical problems for healthy adults. It also stated that it might even have positive benefits for heart health.
But a new analysis (Risk Thresholds for Alcohol Consumption, A Wood et al) published in the British journal The Lancet April 2018, questions the suggestion that an alcoholic drink or two …Read on »
On Saturday morning I posted my blog as usual, by Saturday afternoon I was off line and I felt panicked. I am now pleased The CP Diary is back on line.
With no break in blogs for the last 8+ years, missing a day on my website, I was gutted. You could say it was ‘a break from the norm’ but for me it was the most stressful time, because …Read on »
“You talk when you cease to be at peace with your thoughts.”
KAHLIL GIBRANRead on »