A few recent comments I received were from aspiring bloggers wanting advice. Since my response became longer than I expected, I decided to make it a blog instead. I am going to write from my experience only, which is limited because this is the only blog I have. I suspectContinue Reading

Here are some tools to help you bring you closer to people you can’t visit in person, like the elderly, because of the COVID-19 crisis. Zoom: Zoom free account has a 40-minute time limit. You can get around this, by clicking on the original meeting web link to start aContinue Reading

I am an empath, so I naturally and often unknowingly sense the energy and emotions of other people and think it is my energy or emotions – weird eh?. I can absorb this energy and emotion as though it is my own. Using rattles every morning helps me clear myselfContinue Reading

Eye movement desensitization and reprocessing (EMDR) has been used to effectively overcome the symptoms of Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD). PTSD has traditionally been diagnosed with people who have experienced severe trauma, like severe childhood abuse, and trauma experienced soldiers, police officers, paramedics, and firefighters. Complex PTSD is a newContinue Reading

This talk by William Hatcher on moral and spiritual development, makes a lot of sense to me, concerning this topic. Feeling like I’ve been burnt by many Baha’is, and am still dealing with a lot of anger, I am not going to say anything about this topic myself. Instead, theContinue Reading

This is a passage from the book Kitabi-Aqdas:  ‘The Prayer of the Signs is a special form of Muslim obligatory prayer that was ordained to be said in times of natural events, like earthquakes, eclipses, and other such phenomena, which may cause fear and are taken to be signs orContinue Reading

Don’t know if that news on COVID-19 is fake? Checkout snopes.com “the oldest and largest fact-checking site online, widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and readers as an invaluable research companion.” Does anyone reading know why people are buying toilet paper all of a sudden? If so, please comment. This articleContinue Reading

Here are some blogs are am in the process of working on right now: Human nature. Light and darkness in the human world. Problem-solving by monitoring the problem. Writing for self-help therapy (or for whatever). Hobbies. Pets. Faith – you don’t need much for it to work for you. Detachment.Continue Reading

Understanding yourself is actually a difficult task, if you are going to be thorough about it, and in this blog I will explain why I believe that. Freudian self-defense mechanisms were initially started by Sigmund Freud, and then later more fully developed by his daughter Anna Freud. They are asContinue Reading

Dr. Roberts Emmons, a professor at the University of California Davis, as explained in this 4 minute Youtube video, designed an experiment that showed that people who keep a gratitude journal and express gratitude are much happier than those who don’t. He also wrote the book The Gratitude Effect. SoulContinue Reading