Archive | July, 2014

TSHP061: The Joy of Giving & Receiving

What’s Coming This Episode? The law of attraction would state that you need to be able to give in order to receive. When it comes right down to it all that we ever give is love. It may be in the form of charity as money, food or water aid or disaster relief. We may volunteer […]

Giving and Receiving

The law of attraction would state that you need to be able to give in order to receive. This law is identifying that to receive requires a space for things to flow into. If, for example you give money to charity, you create a space in your financial energy that allows more energy, or money, […]

TSHP60: Dealing With Rejection

What’s Coming This Episode? When we feel devalued by rejection it is because we do not value our self enough. The feeling of rejection happens within us, it is not done to us we do it to our self. That said, rejection is something that will haunt us all at one time or another, so let’s dive […]

Rejection

Human beings, like most animals, live in groups. We have developed words to describe this. A shoal of fish, a flock of birds, a pride of lions, a herd of cows, a troop of apes and so on. Groups of people are called things like race, ethnicity, nationality, society, community, and family. We will even […]

TSHP059: Dealing With Traumatic Events

What’s Coming This Episode? At some point in our lives, like it or not, a potentially traumatic event will hit us. Trauma is a Greek word meaning “wound”. A wound can be physical, mental, emotional, financial and so on. The concept of trauma comes from the idea that the wound, or event that is being […]

Dealing With Trauma

What is a trauma? Trauma, is a Greek word meaning “wound”. A wound can be physical, mental, emotional, financial and so on. The concept of trauma comes from the idea that the wound, or event that is being experienced, is greater than our resources to deal with it. In that sense we have been overwhelmed. […]

TSHP058: Why Worry?

What’s Coming This Episode? Worrying is a habit, being happy is a habit. If you are a worrier, or if you are happy, where did you learn it? When you are a worrier it is a form of obsessive compulsive disorder or OCD. Rumination on anything will make it bigger and bigger. It follows that […]

Don’t Worry, Be Happy

Worrying is a habit, being happy is a habit. If you are a worrier, or if you are happy, where did you learn it? These, like all habits, are the results of consistent persistent practice over time. Most habits are learned at an early age through observation. We observe behaviours, usually from our parents or […]

TSHP057: Finding Spirituality in Everyday Life

What’s Coming This Episode? It’s special guest time. This week we’re joined by Chris, a 47 year old ‘bloke from Liverpool’ who has been a Kadampa Buddhist* for 15 years, who goes under the pseudonym of Vide Kadampa. Chris explains to us how he came to be a Buddhist, how it has effected his life and […]

Finding Spirituality In Everyday Life

Are you spiritual or religious? I hear people talking about religion and I hear people talking about spirituality. I am not comfortable with religion as it can often be sectarian and dogmatic. I like the idea of spirituality, but what is it? Well, I am not what you call religious though I did have a […]