What do rainbows symbolize? | The history of the rainbow flag

Have you been thinking about what rainbows symbolize? Last week here in Sydney, Australia, we were treated to one of the most beautiful double rainbows anyone could ever see. I work right in the city, near Central Station, in a big, pink, glass tower with thousands of other worker bees. The company I work for […]

How can I change my personality? What is the personality?

So, what is the personalitySome days we wake up feeling really awesome and some days we wake up feeling like death warmed up. I have to say that over the last few months I have been feeling really lousy – have you been feeling the same? When I feel bad I normally feel tired, emotionally […]

Scientific study reveals there is no such thing as a vaginal orgasm

Have you heard? Apparently the female orgasm has changed – again. A recent paper has been released that suggests that women only orgasm through direct clitoral stimulation – and that the G spot, female ejaculation and vaginal orgasms are a myth. “The internal/inner clitoris does not exist: the entire clitoris is an external organ,” says […]

The character flaws you see in others are really your own flaws | Arguing

The character flaws you see in others are really your own flaws

It can be hard to love someone who has flaws. Everybody I meet is so flawed – they are impatient, easily angered, ignorant or cruel. However, there is an esoteric principle that says that what drives us crazy about the people we love is actually our own flaws manifesting. The things that anger us about […]

5:2 diet plan. Anorexic? Binge eater? Issues with food? The 5 types of people that should never fast

There’s a new diet in town, have you heard of it? It’s the 5:2 diet plan. If you haven’t heard of it yet, the concept is very simple. Basically, you calorie-restrict for two days of the week, or have two “fasting” days. There are a few variations of the diet. For the most part, on […]

How do I gain a Spiritual Awakening in this lifetime?

Ultimately, the feeling of “being me” changes. It’s true. I had a lovely email from Julian Besems, a webmaster, the other day, telling me about www.preshanna.com Lots of us wonder what we were put here on the earth to do. With a bit of study – the answer becomes clear. We were put on earth […]

Why it’s important to do your own research on spiritual organisations

Do your research. If you are a regular reader of my blog, you will know that I have some pretty hefty feelings about those who take money for spiritual help. Yes, we all have bills to pay, even spiritual groups. Yes, I will volunteer if I like your organisation. Yes, I will set up chairs, […]

How to find and talk to your spiritual guides

They are there, somewhere. I have been told that every religion believes in angels, in one way or another. You would certainly be hard-pressed to find any major religions that don’t believe that there are Beings out there that do not take on the physical forms we can see and touch. I believe that there […]

Social media causing depression? Stop feeling sad by using the Bubble Theory

OH BLAH – I mean it. What is it with life? Even when things are hunky-dory – we’re always, seeking, seeking something else!? I couldn’t be happier at the moment and yet I feel restless. All my “bubbles are doing well”. One of my old friends told me about the “bubble theory” – you have […]

An ode to my heroes: spiritual, personal and inspirational

Anais Nin If it weren’t for this French woman who wrote in her diaries in the 20s, 30s and 40s, I may never have been so devoted to keeping diaries myself. My dairies helped me to develop my writing, deal with my feelings, track my relationships and give me comfort. She also wrote erotic fiction, […]

UNICEF and the “Likes Don’t Save Lives” Campaign

Alyce interviews Tim O’Connor, Director of UNICEF, Sydney  The “Likes Don’t Save Lives” campaign was a huge hit on social media. This was a Unicef Sweden campaign – is this the position of Unicef Australia – that likes don’t save lives? “Social media is a vital tool in sharing what UNICEF is focusing on in […]

I hate myself” – how to stop that thought in 10 steps

There are times when I truly hate myself. That sounds awful, doesn’t it? Some days I feel so heavy and almost crushed by the weight of my own flaws. It’s tricky and soul-destroying although I do not believe in the concept of ‘soul’ as most people do. I really think we’re more complicated than that. […]

Phillip Seymour Hoffman and the links with L. Ron Hubbard, Scientology and The Master

I was very surprised to find out that Phillip Seymour Hoffman had been found dead, reportedly from a heroin overdose, which is completely tragic and sad. He was a talented and engaging actor. He has been on my mind a lot the last couple of weeks, because I am reading a book called Going Clear: […]

The ego and awareness: separating your true self from your dream self

Yesterday I wrote about my life going past in a blur. Do you ever wake up, look at yourself in the mirror and wonder how you got where you are? Every day I am changing. One of my fave gurus Goenka has said (I am paraphrasing), “Every day you see the same Goenka, but think […]