10 Ethical Principles of Classical Yoga as helpful guidelines for Conscious Leadership (1/3)

Around 1600 years ago, the Indian sage Patañjali explained how one can attain the state of Samadhi, a state of liberation, by practicing the Yoga Sutras, the 8 limbs of Yoga: “[…] yama (abstinences), niyama (observances), asana (yoga postures), pranayama (breath control), pratyahara (withdrawal of the senses), dharana (concentration of the mind), dhyana (meditation) and samadhi (absorption). However, its main aim is kaivalya, discernment of purusha, the witness-conscious, as separate from prakriti, the cognitive apparatus,Continue reading “10 Ethical Principles of Classical Yoga as helpful guidelines for Conscious Leadership (1/3)”

Finding a place to live you can call “Home”

Image by peter_pyw from Pixabay Cultural Fit Cultural Research and Anthropology are interesting fields to look at when one wonders about where to live in the world. A leader in the field, Geert Hofstede, developed a model describing 6 dimensions to characterize a culture: Individualism: “Individualism is the extent to which people feel independent, as opposed toContinue reading “Finding a place to live you can call “Home””

Mapping of Personal growth books based on the Evolution of Consciousness

Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay In the field of personal growth, it is easy to get lost among the dozens of new books that get published each year, and the hundreds of books that already exist. One discovery that helped me see more clearly in the field, and understand the world better and moreContinue reading “Mapping of Personal growth books based on the Evolution of Consciousness”

Two of the most powerful tools I know for Creating: The Pen and Paper

I have always loved paper: whether the paper of books (nothing will ever beat them nor replace them), or a simple but beautiful white sheet of paper. I love the smell of books: new books in their shiny pristine aspects (in particular hardcover books, especially US editions), and old books (especially those on the QuaisContinue reading “Two of the most powerful tools I know for Creating: The Pen and Paper”