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The Key Beliefs of Buddhism and What Life Lessons They Can Teach Us

By |2018-09-22T16:44:53+00:00September 22nd, 2018|Categories: Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , |

The key beliefs of Buddhism come from its origins. Buddhism has grown to become the fourth largest religion in the world, from very humble beginnings. Before we list the key beliefs of Buddhism, let's first talk about the history of this religion. The founder of Buddhism, Siddharta Gautama, was a prince from Eastern India. At [...]

5 Existential Questions with Two Possible Answers (and Both Are Terrifying)

By |2018-09-06T00:06:00+00:00June 18th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Existential questions have tortured human minds for millennia. Who are we? Where do we come from? What is the purpose of our existence? If you are a deep thinker, you have probably asked yourself these and other existential questions. We are the only species on Earth that wonder about the existence. Unfortunately, these queries rarely [...]

Why Do Bad Things Happen to Good People? 6 Possible Explanations

By |2018-09-06T12:33:28+00:00May 19th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

Have you ever asked yourself, Why do bad things happen to good people? I remember struggling with this question for many years. I may now be able to shed some light on the subject. Why do bad things happen to good people? As I pondered this question during my lifetime, I would always fall short [...]

7 Realistic Drawings by Gerhard Haderer That Show the Raw Truth of Today’s Society

By |2018-09-18T23:37:29+00:00April 9th, 2018|Categories: Arts & Movies, Food for thought|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Poignant art. Gerhard Haderer creates realistic drawings that say a lot about the way we live. The artist has made a career out of satire - realistic drawings that resonate with the honest truth about today's society. We present some of the talented illustrator's work and explain what it says about life today. Who Is [...]

Zen Meditation: Philosophy, Practices and the Ways It Can Transform Your Life

By |2018-09-05T16:52:14+00:00February 17th, 2018|Categories: Brain Power, Personal Development, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , |

Zen meditation is an awareness of one’s thoughts and emotional states. Read on to learn how to perform it and how it can change your life for the better. The art of Zen Meditation has been discussed and adopted by many Western countries in the past decades. However, few know that the concept of Zen [...]

6 Famous Philosophers in History and What They Can Teach Us about Modern Society

By |2018-09-11T17:06:06+00:00February 4th, 2018|Categories: Food for thought, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , |

Famous philosophers have sought to understand the human condition for centuries. It is surprising how much these giants of the past had to say that has influenced modern society. Here are some words of wisdom from some of the most famous philosophers of all time. 1. Aristotle Aristotle was one of the most famous philosophers [...]

Buddha Teachings That Will Change Your Perspective on Life

By |2018-09-19T12:34:07+00:00January 23rd, 2018|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , , , |

There are several fundamental Buddha teachings that can help us to lead a life that is of value to ourselves and others. Following these teaching can free us from suffering and help us to embrace our true purpose here on earth. Buddhism teaches that we are on this earth for a purpose. Buddha teachings say [...]

7 Stages of Spiritual Growth: Which Stage Are You in?

By |2018-09-14T22:43:51+00:00September 14th, 2017|Categories: Personal Development, Self-Improvement, Spirituality|Tags: , , , |

Spiritual growth is a journey with many twists and turns. But there are clear stages we can recognize on our path to spiritual wholeness. Spiritual growth can be achieved in many ways. There is no prescribed path that leads to enlightenment. In addition, the journey can sometimes feel like two steps forward followed by three [...]