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The Fundamental Difference Between Psychology, Therapy, and MeditationSoon after he first settled in Pune and a community of seekers had begun to gather around him, Osho began to integrate new Western therapeutic approaches into his work. Known broadly as "Humanistic Psychology Movement" these methods had evolved in the West...

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Fear of the Future

Fear of the future is a thing. Google the phrase and you get 285,000,000 results. Increasing threats to public safety from terrorism, renewed focus on nuclear capability, and climate change – things made possible by newer and better technologies – can seem like restrictions on our freedom. are we...

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Befriending Myself

I was asked to write about “What I do.” A good question really. And one that makes me think. Not like at a party when people ask me what I do and I roll out the ready-made answer: “Oh I’m a therapist” or “I’m a hypnotherapist,” or sometimes, “I’m...

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In an article published in this week’s New York Times it is reported that: “Scientists for the first time have successfully edited genes in human embryos to repair a common and serious disease-causing mutation, producing apparently healthy embryos,…”This news raises questions about who might control the technology that makes this...

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Freedom Is to Be Yourself

When I talk about freedom, I mean freedom from something or freedom to do something; it implies more freedom of choice. But my impression is that choiceless awareness precedes the freedom you talk about. What kind of freedom does not involve choice? Can it be defined, or is it...

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“Tantra is feminine, Yoga is male. Tantra is surrender, Yoga is will. Tantra is effortlessness, Yoga is tremendous effort. Tantra is passive, Yoga is active. Tantra is like the earth, Yoga is like the sky. They meet at the top, but at the foothill where the journey starts you...

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Laugh, And Save The World

"Miserable people are dangerous for the simple reason they don't care whether the earth survives or not. They are so miserable that deep down they may think it would be better if everything were finished. Who cares, if you are living in misery? Only happy people, ecstatic people, dancing people...