Intuitively when we get into a float tank we do nothing. Except in the face of the maximising trend of the 21st century’s Silicon Valley culture, the value of just doing nothing can be a very perishable idea. What often happens after a few floats are thoughts like, “what if I meditate in the tank?” Or “what happens if I use the other relaxation techniques I practice.” The thinking runs “Won’t that make me go deeper, won’t that maximise what I get out of the couple of hours it’s taken to get to float and get back to my day?” If what you are looking for in a float session is float therapy, and especially if you have fibromyalgia, the answer to these questions is no.[Read more…] about An effective path to wellness
Thrift comes too late when you reach the dregs of the barrel”Hesiod
A philosophical approach to work life balance for solopreneurs is often characterised by thrift. Whatever thrift maybe, it is essential to ponder it and it’s antonyms. Writing about your idea of thrift is a resolute first step towards realising your own vision of the good life that is actually good. It will move you forward in the project of freeing yourself for yourself.
What are you freeing yourself from? Enslavement – by the ideas and beliefs that have been deformed through your particular life experiences, or growing up in particular community at a particular time in your culture’s history. And of course, your vices. We are all enslaved one way or another, and taking on a philosophical way of life is a conscious move towards freedom. This sense of freedom is a significant component for the development of work life balance and can be a central undertaking in life coaching.[Read more…] about Writing and a Good life