Home Isolation Survival Guide

The Corona Virus pandemic has led to a worldwide response involving forced home quarantine and isolation. Coupled with the hope for a cure, future uncertainty and possible mortality, the CoVid-19 experience has some resemblance to the experience suffered by someone Continue Reading

CoVid-19: A Perceptual Survival Guide

What an extraordinary time we’re experiencing as a result of the Corona Virus pandemic. In all my research, I haven’t been able to identify an event or period that affected the entire world simultaneously, both economically and socially. While the Continue Reading

Usefulness as a path to genuine happiness

Are you happy? Your answer may result from how you’re feeling right now; that is, your mood.Even though you automatically assumed that the question referred to general happiness with life, you answered based on what mood you’re currently in. If Continue Reading

The choice to choose

What would it mean to accept full responsibility for our lives? How would our lives change if we took full responsibility for our decisions within the construct we find ourselves in; including how we decide within situations we have no Continue Reading

Stranger Thoughts

How much of what I think is truly mine?  How much of what I think is purposefully generated, instead of random, unconscious dictation?  I’m sitting in my wheelchair with my headphones on in the middle of a meditation. This particular Continue Reading

In search for a meaning – Interview with Fredric Mindful – YouTube

What motivates you?

Surprisingly, you may find many people don’t know how to answer this question. Try it, ask someone. Ask yourself. What’s your answer? Why do you do what you do? Resist the temptation to make up something on the spot. You may realise Continue Reading

Invest in your skills.

Anyone with a debilitating condition will probably confirm that their main concern after their health (and its limitations) is their ability to financially support themselves or their dependents. A core disabling illness reduces one’s options to find work and earn Continue Reading

Hawking’s Purpose

So you got a terminal diagnosis. Congratulations. This is your chance to discover what you stand for. Continue Reading

Happy New Year?

What does a New Year mean for you? This post explores the possibility that excitement may be correlated with our courage to choose. (7 min. read) Continue Reading

Herbal Properties: The 4 Elements

Choosing the right herbs can be daunting. We take an introductory look at how the traditional Greek Element theory, helps us to see patterns of Heat, Cold, Moisture and Dryness to determine the correct herbal choice. Continue Reading

Herbalism Is Here To Stay

Whether they’re prescribed by a physician, naturopath, herbalist or self-medicating via health shops, chemists and online shopping, more consumers are turning away from conventional medicine as their sole avenue for healthcare. Reading Time: 7 min. Continue Reading

Living and the Bike Rules

Riding a motorcycle is a lot like life: it can be a lot of fun but it can put you horizontal if you’re not paying attention. Here are my five basic bike rules to keep you upright – on the road and in life – and keep you around to ride a bit longer. Continue Reading

On Man’s Best Friend

I killed my best friend today. I don’t want to soften it by saying, I put her down. Or euthanised. That term is reserved for when both parties understand what’s about to happen. You didn’t. You felt you were coming Continue Reading

Spock: for the love of reason

What’s so good about rationality and reason anyway? Isn’t heart and passion more important? Isn’t that what gets things done? Well, yes and no. Spock proves otherwise. Continue Reading

What makes Herbosophy special?

In the online world, we are bombarded by choice. With so much choice, you can easily fall into the trap of choosing the cheapest. When it comes to your health however, quantity may not be the attribute to look for but rather quality. Quality products; Quality service; Quality principles. Herbosophy is unquestioningly solely motivated to fulfill those three pillars, always. Continue Reading

The 4 Pillars of Health: An Introduction

Health is a state of complete physical, emotional, mental and social well being and not merely the absence of disease or infirmity. – World Health Organization (WHO) It may be worthwhile to read that definition a second time and let Continue Reading

An Aikido lesson.

Personal Essay: 3 min. read.
There are very few instances when we meet a ‘Master’. Sensei Kono was mine. Continue Reading

My Personal Reset

Yes, that’s the view from the 24th Floor balcony in the header image savouring the sunset at Scarborough Beach, WA. Approximately every 12 weeks (between University Trimesters) I like to go and stay a hotel for a night or two as Continue Reading