For a habit to endure 40 years or more it must provide comfort by either being very effective by my interpretation or I am addicted to it for some deep and meaningful reason beyond my conscious awareness – either way I will mention some of them here for you to consider – they will include […]
As I remember it! Auto-ethnography – written 2010 Gary Walsh (63) – married to Julie for 39 years – 3 children – 4 grandchildren. Gary – Born 1959 – in Luton, an industrial town, to an Irish father and a Lutonian mother with one older sister. Luton’s main industry was Vauxhall motors and associated businesses […]
How has your appearance affected you life? No Complaints Here – Just another example of “Living The Learning“. We are all under tremendous pressure to be accepted, when we are young we care so much about it. The Good news is that as we age we tend to care less. My story – this is […]
Experiment with people, life, and situations to gift Pure-Mind with innovative insights and understanding. A mundane conformist existence adds little or no fresh insights or understanding to Pure-Mind.
I aim to present here a chicken and egg scenario that may surprise you but if you understand it fully and engage fully with the new thinking it will change the direction of your life forever.
1 – We are Born Brainless Nobodies – To our minds, we come into being as material beings explained as being due to physical stuff such as biology and classical physics. Much time is spent trying to explain how we are something as opposed to nothing or even why there is anything as opposed to […]
This is the first post in a new category “Insights & Understanding” in which I attempt to simplify the incredibly complicated subject of Reality from my point of view. May your God go with you God – The absolute – The Tao – Universal Consciousness – Source – Mind at Large – The One – […]
STRIVE FOR PROGRESS NOT PERFECTION Perfection or the ideal of perfection, whose ideal exactly is the perfect human beings strive so hard to attain? Well without apportioning any blame the ideologies and images which portray perfection to us need to be unattainable, that way we all continue to spend our money on attempting to achieve […]
-LESS PRIDE – MORE HUMILITY- In my efforts to develop every part of myself as much as possible. Mind, Body and character. I am disciplining myself currently to concentrate each day on less of something and more of its opposite or vice versa if you prefer. All will become clear as you begin to read. […]
How Our Deep Subconscious Mind Likes To Control Our Thoughts And Actions **** your best intentions! This is my subconscious talking when I think I can too easily make conscious choices over and above its control. This blog features an example of my efforts to gain some control over my life. And my subconscious mind […]
TOTALITY – Why it makes sense to expect so much more from your chosen fitness pursuit What do you expect from your chosen fitness pursuit? In all probability most will answer something like – improved moods, fitness, physique and health or variations across these themes – and this is a good enough return but what […]
“Success usually comes to those who are too busy to be looking for it.” — Henry David Thoreau poet and philosopher Why Lift Weights – Bodybuilding? You may be reading this and thinking that exact question. First, let us define bodybuilding for our purposes. Bodybuilding – Any person changing or wishing to change the shape of […]
To begin this blog I feel I have to repeat the answer to the question Why bodybuilding? The reasons for my being pro bodybuilding as a total fitness pursuit. If the first part of this blog feels familiar that’s because it is. In the second part, I give my thoughts on bodybuilding as a fetish […]
Don’t allow gender specific bullshit falsehoods to keep you from the best exercise choice you could ever make. Should the way women exercise be radically different to the way men exercise? In my opinion there should be no such thing as gender appropriate exercise as there are no relevant differences that would affect exercise and […]
MODERATION & HUMILITY – Two Unlikely Keys Towards Unlocking Physique Excellence Being the observant type, there are two traits that I feel would benefit the vast majority of men and women working out in gyms in the 21st century. Women are much less guilty of one of these traits. However, the trait of moderation would […]
A Quickie To Help Boost Your Motivation To Exercise & Eat Better. Wisdom That Will Transfer Across To Others Areas Of Your Life. HABITS Widely regarded as the Father of modern psychology, William James noted in his book the principles of psychology in 1890, “when we look at creatures from an outward point of view, […]