I created some recordings of the names of God from premium artificial intelligence computer voices. I added “qualifiers” which I think are crucial for my own recovery. I am posting these recordings here, in the hope that someone else might find them as useful as I have. Listening to theseContinue Reading

“In man there are two natures; his spiritual or higher nature and his material or lower nature. In one he approaches God, in the other he lives for the world alone. Signs of both these natures are to be found in men. In his material aspect he expresses untruth, crueltyContinue Reading

I am taking a Zoom workshop on how to live with a chronic health problem, and Living a Healthy Life with Chronic Conditions is the manual they are using. From what both the book authors and the Zoom workshop facilitators say, the strategies for dealing with chronic illness are theContinue Reading

Regard the world as the human body which, though at its creation whole and perfect, hath been afflicted, through various causes, with grave disorders and maladies. Not for one day did it gain ease, nay, its sickness waxed more severe, as it fell under the treatment of ignorant physicians, whoContinue Reading

“Man’s merit lieth in service and virtue and not in the pageantry of wealth and riches.” (Baha’u’llah) “The best of men are those who serve the people; the worst of men are those who harm the people.” (Abdu’l-Baha) “If you can’t help others, at least don’t harm them.” (Dalai Lama)Continue Reading

My definition of checklists is based on rating oneself from a scale of 0 – 10 on a particular quality, characteristic, attribute, virtue or fault. So for example, today when rating myself whether I was honest today, I can give myself a rating of 7. Years ago, a therapist would ask meContinue Reading

Martin Seligman is the founder of Positive Psychology. In 1998, he was selected to be the president of the American Psychological Association. He became disenchanted with how psychology emphasized what is wrong with people, and mostly ignored what is right with people. This wasn’t always the case, but became theContinue Reading

‘What is the purpose of our lives?’ ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. — ‘To acquire virtues. (Paris Talks) “As to thy question, doth every soul without exception achieve life everlasting? Know thou that immortality belongeth to those souls in whom hath been breathed the spirit of life from God. All save these are lifelessContinue Reading

“Know verily that Knowledge is of two kinds: Divine and Satanic. The one welleth out from the fountain of divine inspiration; the other is but a reflection of vain and obscure thoughts. The source of the former is God Himself; the motive-force of the latter the whisperings of selfish desire.Continue Reading

Chronic mental health challenges create a lot of stress, and finding healthy ways of relaxing is very important. In Edmund Bourne’s book, Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, he recommends progressive muscle relaxation, passive muscle relaxation, and deep breathing.  A percussion massager is an alternative the muscle relaxation exercises. I use my Thumper Sport dual-head percussion massagerContinue Reading