Spiritual experiences affect the brain in the same way as sex, love, drugs, gambling and music

Spiritual experiences affect the brain in the same way as sex, love, drugs, gambling and music Spiritual experiences affect the brain in the same way as sex, love, drugs, gambling and music according to a new report from researchers at the University of Utah School of Medicine. “We’re just beginning to understand how the brain Read more about Spiritual experiences affect the brain in the same way as sex, love, drugs, gambling and music[…]

18 Rules for Living from the Dalai Lama

In the Buddhist countries of Central Asia, it is believed that Avalokiteśvara, the bodhisattva of compassion, has a special relationship with the people of Tibet. He helps the people by intervening in their fate by incarnating as benevolent rulers and teachers such as the Dalai Lamas. At the start of the new millennium, the present Read more about 18 Rules for Living from the Dalai Lama[…]

Thai Foot Massage and Reflexology

Thai Foot Massage and Reflexology Thai foot massage is an ancient form of therapeutic healing with its roots in India and was brought to Thailand over 2000 years ago by Ayurvedic doctors and Buddhist monks. It uses a combination of acupressure, energy balancing and stretching with applied yoga exercises. Thai foot massage uses a variety Read more about Thai Foot Massage and Reflexology[…]

Book review: “Gone in an instant. So what happens next?” by Angela Wignall

Book review  “Gone in an instant. So what happens next?” by Angela Wignall “Gone in an instant. So what happens next?” is a beautiful, gem of a book. It is simple. It is unaffected. A real must-read. It focuses on how Angela Wignall coped with the unexpected passing of a much-loved daughter, Jessica. Angela’s daughter, Read more about Book review: “Gone in an instant. So what happens next?” by Angela Wignall[…]

4 Tips To Help Make The Human Experience Easier!

4 Tips To Help Make The Human Experience Easier! by Sarah Catori Life as a human isn’t easy. We will all normally encounter so many different experiences and challenging times, and with the variety of emotions we feel, it can be overwhelming to say the least. Being human and having the human experience is by no Read more about 4 Tips To Help Make The Human Experience Easier![…]

Spirit The Great Leveller

Spirit the Great Leveller In the next world, you will not find the cult of the celebrity as you do on the earth plane with people cheering and worshiping famous people. Monarchs are no longer kings or queens of anything, they are simply souls evolving. Dictators do not wield the power of life and death Read more about Spirit The Great Leveller[…]

Articles

Affirmations: What are they? How can I use them in my life? The word “affirmation” just means to make something firm, or stronger, to assert. When you make an affirmation, you are making a positive statement to move you towards a goal that you have. (more) 5 steps to easily connect with your guardian angel:  The Angels Read more about Articles[…]

One minute meditation

For training, keynotes, or the free One-Moment Meditation mobile app, visit: http://www.onemomentmeditation.com Learn to meditate in a moment with this hugely popular animated video, based on Martin Boroson’s book, One-Moment Meditation. Reduce stress, improve focus and find peace … right now.

Crystal healing

Crystal healing Crystal healing is a complementary medical practice in which crystals and other stones are used to protect against disease or cure ailments. Crystals act as channels for healing — allowing positive energies, healing energies, to flow into the body and negative energies, which cause disease, to flow out. Crystal healing as a complementary Read more about Crystal healing[…]

White Eagle

White Eagle White Eagle is a spiritual teacher or, more exactly, the symbol for the spokesperson of a group of teachers in the world of spirit that helps humanity. These teachers have gone beyond earthly boundaries themselves through their learning and experiences as a result of many, many lifetimes. Now they dedicate themselves to helping Read more about White Eagle[…]

Mediumship – what’s it all about?

Mediumship – what’s it all about? We are all psychic. We are all mediums. The difference between most people and professional mediums is most people don’t develop their abilities while mediums do. We all have psychic messages but most of us don’t realize that’s what’s going on so we ignore them. We have those intuitions, Read more about Mediumship – what’s it all about?[…]

Want to fight Alzheimer’s? Use yoga!

Want to fight Alzheimer’s? Use yoga! We all sort of knew, but now it’s official. Yoga and meditation are better than just memory exercises when it comes to slowing down the advance of Alzheimer’s. Scientists from Adelaide University compared two different approaches in the fight against Alzheimer’s. They worked with two different groups of volunteers Read more about Want to fight Alzheimer’s? Use yoga![…]

10 ways to spruce up your spiritual sparkle

10 Ways to Spruce up your Spiritual Sparkle Too busy to spend quality me time with your higher self to check you are on course to learn the lessons for your personal development in this lifetime? Suffering from mind-chatter and thoughts constantly going off on a tangent? Manana maniac always putting off doing important things Read more about 10 ways to spruce up your spiritual sparkle[…]

What practices have made you more spiritual?

What practices have made you more spiritual?  Obviously the answer to the question will be different for different people, but there will probably be a common core surrounded by other practices which are more individual. It’s a question worth pondering from time to time to enable us to reflect on where we are, how far Read more about What practices have made you more spiritual?[…]

Jungian Spirits : A Personal Comment

Jungian Spirits: A Personal Comment As a diehard Jungian and lifelong Spiritualist, I am fully aware that our age-old philosophy is a revolution in disguise. With careful hindsight, I can see it always has been. Indeed, far from starting in North America with the Fox sisters, or simply being the contemporary preserve of well-meaning amateurs Read more about Jungian Spirits : A Personal Comment[…]

Visualisation for July

Visualisation for July Here’s a brief meditation for July.  It only takes five minutes or so.  Take a few minutes for yourself.  Sit quietly.  Be comfortable and at peace. Turn off the phones and the door bell.You can take that time out of your busy life for yourself.  Enjoy and benefit.  

Diane White reads for Gemma Collins, reality TV star of The Only Way is Essex

Diane White is a working, London based, Psychic Medium. Diane White reads for Gemma Collins, reality TV star of The Only Way is Essex (TOWIE). Gemma says of her reading: “Everything that’s going on in my life at the moment, she (Diane White) picked up on.” “Definitely one of the best I’ve seen.” “One of Read more about Diane White reads for Gemma Collins, reality TV star of The Only Way is Essex[…]

Orbs with David Irving

  Listen to David Irvin explain his fascination for orbs. What are they?  How does he photograph so many?  Where does he see them?  Can anybody see them?  What’s the best place to look?  Listen as David shares his knowledge of orbs.  

5 Great Arguments for the existence of a Divine Being

5 Great Arguments for the existence of a Divine Being We’ve all been there. We’re having a discussion with a non-believer, an atheist, which is turning into a bit of an argument, about whether there’s a God or not. We know we’re right; they know they’re right and nothing’s moving forward. In fact, we’re beginning Read more about 5 Great Arguments for the existence of a Divine Being[…]

Does being spiritual make you happy?

Does being spiritual make you happy? We are all spiritually inclined or we wouldn’t be reading this. But does spirituality make us happy? Is there a link between religion and happiness? Or is our happiness, if we are happy, the result of something else? In short, what makes us happy? Has it anything to do Read more about Does being spiritual make you happy?[…]

Which is the most religious country in the world?

Well, which is the most religious country in the world? Is it India with its multitude of gods, castes, gurus and temples? Is it Italy, the home of the Vatican and the Roman Catholic Church? Is it Israel, the spiritual home of Judaism? Angelina E. Theodorou, a research analyst focusing on religion at the Pew Read more about Which is the most religious country in the world?[…]

New scientific evidence mindfulness can help to control pain

Scientists have found new evidence that mindfulness meditation reduces pain more effectively than placebo. The research, published in the Journal of Neuroscience, indicated that mindfulness meditation reduces pain in a unique fashion. “We were completely surprised by the findings,” said Fadel Zeidan, Ph.D., assistant professor of neurobiology and anatomy at Wake Forest Baptist and lead Read more about New scientific evidence mindfulness can help to control pain[…]

Question: How do I know what psychic abilities I have?

Question: How do I know what psychic abilities I have? Good question! And one lots of people would love an answer to, so here goes! But just to know exactly what we’re talking about we need to define what we mean by the word “psychic”. Different people use the word psychic in different ways.   Some Read more about Question: How do I know what psychic abilities I have?[…]

Help for churches and centres

Help for churches and centres! Although there are many thriving, well-established spiritualist churches and centres, there are equally many that are small and struggling. This may be because they are new. Or the communities they serve are isolated or indifferent. The church officers may have excellent spiritual credentials but not have the business or organizational Read more about Help for churches and centres[…]

History of Spiritualism: Spiritualism comes to Britain.

If modern Spiritualism started in America, how did it come to Britain? The first medium to arrive in Britain from America was Mrs Maria B Hayden (1826 – 1883) who arrived in October 1852 with the aim of spreading the spiritualist message. However, the news about the Fox sisters and the rappings was already well Read more about History of Spiritualism: Spiritualism comes to Britain.[…]

Can mindfulness mess with our memories?

Can mindfulness mess with our memories? Mindfulness is one of those buzzwords at the moment, and not just in spiritual or New Age circles. It’s all around us, endorsed by media celebrities such as Emma Wilson, Angelina Jolie and Oprah Winfrey and is increasingly embedded in the popular culture. So what is mindfulness? It can Read more about Can mindfulness mess with our memories?[…]

In conversation with … Susan Motson on dowsing

In conversation with … Susan Motson on the subject of dowsing. Susan Motson is a very well-known spiritual medium in London and the South-East of England.  She has been a practising, platform medium for many years, but she is also a dowsing practitioner.  Here she explains a little about why she feels the need to Read more about In conversation with … Susan Motson on dowsing[…]

Scam Healing

Scam Healing A new newspaper, “The New Day” has highlighted a growing con which should concern all spiritually inclined people. According to New Day reporters Marcello Mega and Emily Hall, vulnerable people are being preyed on by so-called witch doctors who claim they can cure cancer in exchange for money. In other words, fake healers Read more about Scam Healing[…]

How to be happy!

How to be happy! Buddhist monk Matthieu Ricard asks himself this question in response to modern French philosophers who dismiss the quest for happiness. For them, happiness is not the goal. They prefer what they call the ups-and-downs of life. Suffering makes you appreciate non-suffering! But is that enough? All our dreams are for a Read more about How to be happy![…]

How can we help addicts?

How can we help addicts? The World Health Organisations (WHO) says that by 2020 more people will have mental health disabilities than physical ones. And substance abuse – alcohol and drugs – will be a major reason for this. In fact, in the USA, in 2009, 23.5 million Americans required treatment for their addictions at Read more about How can we help addicts?[…]

Do we live in a good country?

Do we live in a good country?

Do we live in a good country? As spiritualists or spiritually inclined people, we would like to think so. In any case, what does the question mean? And how can we measure it anyway?

Good can mean anything to anyone. It’s a relative term. It’s a subjective term. What I consider good, you may disagree with. You might even consider my good to be bad. We could argue about it all day and still never arrive at an answer.

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And the end of the world is on …

And the end of the world is on … Well, it was due to finish on October 7, 2015 according to Chris McCann, the leader of the eBible Fellowship. This prediction was taken up by much of the British and American media just before and after the non-event. (It was due to be engulfed by Read more about And the end of the world is on …[…]

We all have Guardian Angels: It’s official!

We all have Guardian Angels: It’s official! Now we know! Pope Francis has assured us that God has given everyone a Guardian Angel. His job? To accompany us and offer advice and protection. Speaking during his homily at Mass on Friday’s Feast of the Guardian Angels (2nd October) The Pope’s homily reflected on this divine Read more about We all have Guardian Angels: It’s official![…]

What’s the spiritual lesson behind mass migration?

What’s the spiritual lesson behind mass migration? We’ve seen it on our TV screens. We’ve read about it in our newspapers. The radio waves have been full of it.   Some of the visuals we’ve seen have been upsetting, disturbing, horrific. People are genuinely divided. Our politicians don’t know what to do. Our leaders are at Read more about What’s the spiritual lesson behind mass migration?[…]

Communist China – the most Christian nation on the planet?

Communist China is set to become the most Christian nation on the planet. The People’s Republic of China, as we all know, is set to become the largest economy on the planet. It already has the largest population with 1.3 billion people. But, more surprisingly, it is also set to become the country with the Read more about Communist China – the most Christian nation on the planet?[…]

Religious violence in Kashmir, India.

Religious violence in Kashmir, India. “Religious violence” ought to be a contradiction in terms, but even today there are killings and violence in the name of religion. We might expect spiritual people to turn the other cheek, follow the Commandments or walk in the other’s moccasin first, but sadly that’s not always the case. In Read more about Religious violence in Kashmir, India.[…]

History of Spiritualism: The Fox Sisters

The History of Spiritualism Series Who were … the Fox sisters? The Fox sisters are generally considered to have initiated the Modern Spiritualist Movement though they later wished they hadn’t. They lived in a house in Hydesville, a small hamlet near Newark in upstate New York. The house had a reputation of being “haunted”; there Read more about History of Spiritualism: The Fox Sisters[…]

Health 1: Dangers of letting your mind run your health

How does the mind distort your view of your own health? How does this distortion affect you? How is the mind influenced by the media and how is the media’s influence reflected in your own view of your body? Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Read more about Health 1: Dangers of letting your mind run your health[…]

Health 2: Benefits of letting your intuition run your health

Intuition is a complete internal monitor and will re-assure you.  It’s a more effective monitor than your mind. What effect does this change have on your everyday life? Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your mind out of the way Read more about Health 2: Benefits of letting your intuition run your health[…]

Health 3: Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your mind out of the way

You will understand how your mind has been over-dramatising situations with the result that you are often more stressed than you need to be. How can you side-line your mind so that you can cope more easily with stress? Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Read more about Health 3: Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your mind out of the way[…]

Health 4: Overcoming stress 2 – firing up your intuition

Understand that using your intuition will NOT mean a problem-free life … but you will be able to cope so much better. In this lecture you will learn some of the techniques in firing up your intuition to avoid stressful moments. Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run Read more about Health 4: Overcoming stress 2 – firing up your intuition[…]

Health 5: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your body

In this lecture, you will learn that, in a natural process, your intuition will guide you away from what you don’t need.  You will be nudged away from bad habits towards good ones. Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your Read more about Health 5: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your body[…]

Health 6: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your diet

What’s the difference between a diet imposed by the mind and an intuition based diet? Why is an intuition based diet more effective? How do you start one? Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your mind out of the way Read more about Health 6: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your diet[…]

Health 7: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your sleep

How can you avoid sleep problems imposed by the mind? What do you need to do in order to make your intuitive sleep state productive? How can sleep help you to be more creative? Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Overcoming stress 1 – Getting Read more about Health 7: Listen to what your intuition has to say about your sleep[…]

Health 10: An holistic approach

We’ve dealt with each topic separately – that’s to make it easier to understand. But really, all the different aspects, with practice, will merge into one holistic whole. Dangers of letting your mind run your health Benefits of letting your intuition run your health Overcoming stress 1 – Getting your mind out of the way Read more about Health 10: An holistic approach[…]

A Brief Overview of Mediumship

This course is for beginners who may wish to have an overview of what mediumship is about. By the end of this brief course (15 minutes), a beginner will understand the roles of the three components of mediumship – spirit, the medium and the recipient. They will also understand the different forms of mediumship – Read more about A Brief Overview of Mediumship[…]