Category: well being

The Future of Knowledge: The Work of Jean-Francois Lyotard (1924-1988)

Jean-Francois Lyotard was a famous French philosopher who taught philosophy in France and Algeria for many years. He later became involved in radical left-wing politics, and was a well-known defender of the Algerian revolution. He later became a university professor

Sadhguru with Cricket Legend Virender Sehwag

Cricket legend Virender Sehwag sits down with Indian mystic Sadhguru to discuss success in cricket and life. For those unfamiliar with Sehwag, he is the cricketing equivalent of Barry Bonds or Mike Tyson – hard-hitting, aggressive and dominant, he has

Zen Woman: The Wisdom of Pema Chödrön

Formerly Deirdre Bloomfield-Brown, Pema Chödrön is arguably the most influential woman Buddhist alive today. Born in New York and having worked as a schoolteacher before her conversion to Buddhism, Chödrön is in all probability the first American woman to be

Live like a Ninja Turtle: Lessons from Master Splinter

Master Splinter is the adopted father and master of Leonardo, Donatello, Raphael and Michelangelo, better known as the four Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. Splinter used to be the ninja master Hamato Yoshi, who was exiled from his native Japan after

Steve Jobs/Alan Watts – Follow Your Heart

The late, great Steve Jobs and Zen guru Alan Watts in a mash-up on following your heart and figuring out what you desire. Only hindsight makes life seem to make sense – as Steve Jobs says, “You can’t connect the

Alan Watts on Life

Philosopher, writer and inspirational interpreter of Eastern philosophy for Western audiences, Alan Watts is a guiding light for anyone wanting to discover spirituality writ large. Watts is the author of more than 25 books on Zen, Buddhism and Eastern religion,

5 Reasons Why Failure Is Just The Beginning

  It’s over, you’ve bottled it, and the ashes in your mouth taste horrendous. It feels as if the world finally knows how pathetic and useless you really are, and everyone’s laughing at you. You’ve failed. Your third-grade teacher’s theatrical

5 Ways Your Ego Seeks To Define You

5 Ways Your Ego Seeks To Define You The ego is both necessary and ruinous. No one can survive without some sense of themselves and the qualities that set them apart from other people, but that sword cuts both ways:

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