Did we lose God or is it only the O we lost in our interpretation of our Gods? Put the O from Nature back in God.www.oliveretreat.comWhen is the O lost in God? From a historic perspective I don't believe the O stayed for very long in all new Gods that appeared every 500 years or … Continue reading Where is G(o)od? – Part 1/3
Category: Mental Health
Ayurveda – Tastes (Rasa) is Important
In previous blog I elaborated on the Gurvadi Gunas, the attributes or properties everything around us has and offers to us in various forms and ways. Some of them might be overwhelming and some will be subtle. In all cases it is good to be aware of these attributes and how they contribute to our … Continue reading Ayurveda – Tastes (Rasa) is Important
A Loving Gift to Yourself
Our little gift to you is a mini-health-day á la O·live Retreat for you to give yourself. A simplified version of our teachings that you could try at home, however without our Mind Detox that is the fundamental part of all health quest where we begin with the crucial questions to understand why we don't … Continue reading A Loving Gift to Yourself
Family – emotional strings without content
Many have reported struggling with their families the past few months of lock downs and curfews, some saying that they have realized a lot about their families, including wives and husbands who sometimes have had to face that besides the children, they don't have that much in common. We noticed that the calls purporting to … Continue reading Family – emotional strings without content
Not Conspiracy, Just A Classical Daddy Issue
If you see the Corona fraud as a conspiracy or business as usual, is semantics. From both perspectives those committing "the fraud" think they are in their right to do so. I see it as what I call a classical "Daddy Issue". It arises, when we are surprised and realize Daddy doesn't have our best … Continue reading Not Conspiracy, Just A Classical Daddy Issue
We demystify health – what pandemic?
The pandemic has reminded us of how valuable all life is, while both reconfirming our teachings regarding the celebration of it, as well as our belief that at the core of any definition of personal health must lay a consideration for the Earth’s health and all of the living creatures on it (and vice versa) … Continue reading We demystify health – what pandemic?
Cliche #1 – there is a “truth”
During these times of panic in the stock markets, in hospitals and in governments, some of us might be liberated in realizing how fooled we have been believing there is "a truth" as proclaimed by those knowing that they know the truth. Shame and guilt comes along with the "truth" if we can't make it … Continue reading Cliche #1 – there is a “truth”
Creative Meditations – April 5-30
Your mind is free. So are our prompts. In April you are invited to join our Cm (Creative meditation) for all the O’s scattered around the world, and those you may wish to invite as well. A healthy, creative mind is the best problem solving gift you can have in addition to all the other … Continue reading Creative Meditations – April 5-30
Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?
To be healthy is fundamentally also to be happy, whatever that means for each of us, or if not happy, at least to acknowledge and even embrace the unhappiness. The donkey EEyore in Whinny the Pooh embraces his sadness and it's his way of being, so it's his "happy". I would see myself in that … Continue reading Wounds Lead to Entitlement or Healing?
A Ferocious Suffering
A hidden and ferocious type of suffering is a mental or physical pain that is stigmatized. It differs from any other pain in that it's not socially accepted to talk about, or feel. The person is left alone with the pain and the resulting self judgment. The feelings are most particularly associated with those we … Continue reading A Ferocious Suffering