How To Prepare For The Unanticipated

the unanticipated

 

When faced with the unanticipated, it is impossible to know at any given moment all the factors that contributed or led to a particular situation.  Even if you are alert, there is no guarantee that any of these contributing factors will be discernible when they present themselves.  One possible course …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/11/24/how-to-prepare-for-the-unanticipated/

Attaining Inner Peace

There are many ways to achieve inner peace, a state of being as varied and diverse as the individuals who claim to have experienced it. A common definition of inner peace is the absence of conflict, which sounds ideal at first, but on further consideration it becomes clear that this is a linear notion …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/10/30/attaining-inner-peace/

The Zen Of Be-ness

 

There are many who think that what they see is solely a reflection of the five senses, confident that it’s the most reliable information of what exists. Often, the routine of daily life can be an obscuring distraction to many who forget how much being focused on one’s surroundings can reveal about the …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/06/30/the-zen-of-be-ness/

Understanding Maladaptive Behavior

angryboy

As we grow into adulthood, we often carry deep-seated memories connected to strong emotions that originated in childhood. These recollections, many of them subconscious, control our present behavior and reinforce patterns that either give us a balanced approach to dealing with our problems or reiterate maladaptive behavior (responding poorly to a situation) that interferes …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/05/27/understanding-maladaptive-behavior/

Passing Through The Doorway: An archetype For Transformation

A doorway, for most of us, is a symbol that represents  the passage from one state to another. Some believe it to be the aperture between the subjective and the cosmic realms; others – like Rod Serling, creator of The Twilight Zone – use it to represent an entrance …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/04/06/passing-through-the-doorway-an-archetype-for-transformation/

Solitary (Thinking)

 

Thinking is a solitary experience. Whether it is done in a crowd or on an isolated mountain top, it makes no difference. It is part of one’s interpretation of whatever their situation is, defined by self-awareness …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://www.eclecticcommons.com/2014/02/21/solitary-thinking/

Page 1 of 10412345...102030...Last »