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A Connection to the Self

A Connection to the Self

Something is changing inside. There is no effort to be made here, none at all. You sit, you don’t even have to call it meditation. You..

The regenerative power of yoga nidra — 30 minutes is equivalent to 4 hours’ sleep

The regenerative power of yoga nidra — 30 minutes is equivalent to 4 hours’ sleep

“In yoga Nidra, you have the waking state, go through the dreaming state and into the deep sleep state, yet remain fully awake.”..

How to do the yoga forearm scorpion asana (Vrischikasana)

How to do the yoga forearm scorpion asana (Vrischikasana)

I first attempted the scorpion pose naively five years ago but had no arm strength. After many failed attempts at getting even close to it,..

7 mind blowing self development books to read before you turn 30

7 mind blowing self development books to read before you turn 30

Over the last 10 years I’ve been an avid read of self development books covering all topics from relationships to spirituality and..


12 of the best self improvement books

Over the last decade I’ve read a lot of self improvement books about everything from productivity to meditation and mindfulness. In no particular order of greatness, here’s my..

October 12, 2014 with 11 Comments

Tummo meditation: an in depth guide

Tummo, meaning inner fire is a Tibetan Buddhist meditation practice that allows us to make significant physical changes to our body temperature using meditation, breathing..

October 10, 2014 with 8 Comments

Dealing with criticism: 5 effective solutions

“Any fool can criticize, condemn, and complain but it takes character and self control to be understanding and forgiving.” — Dale Carnegie I’m the first to put my hand..

October 9, 2014 with 0 Comments

Kundalini energy interview with Jeanette Amlie

Jeanette Amlie, Creator of Blue Earth Awakening kindly discusses her experiences and knowledge of kundalini energy and kundalini awakening with ThoughtBrick. Jeanette has a..

October 9, 2014 with 7 Comments

‘Waking up’ together — 3 essential components for a more conscious relationship

“As you may have noticed, relationships are not here to make you happy or fulfilled. If you continue to pursue the goal of salvation through a relationship, you will be..

October 4, 2014 with 1 Comment

An introduction to brainwaves and the 3 brainwave patterns not recognised by mainstream science

Part of my meditation teacher training course involves learning about the different brainwaves and understanding what specifically is going on in our brains when we meditate and..

October 3, 2014 with 1 Comment

The significance of seeing 11:11 — what does it mean?

“11:11 is an invitation to tap into your own inner knowing, inner joy, and enjoy the life fulfillment that’s possible for you. And fortunately doing this does not have..

September 13, 2014 with 0 Comments

My new eco yoga mat made from natural plant based materials

My new ecoYoga jute mat arrived the other day so this evening I ventured into my local park to do some yoga. I live in London, and got this mat from a small company in Scotland..

August 6, 2014 with 0 Comments

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