THE BODY REMEMBERS EVERYTHING

The body remembers everything that happens to it, every single thing, even when we are sedated or anesthetized. We might not remember anything, as is the whole point, but the body does and these memories make themselves known in different ways. When I come across submerged body-trauma, this trauma has been influencing the body forContinue reading “THE BODY REMEMBERS EVERYTHING”

THE MOBILE TERROR and disrespect

I searched long and hard to find a simple phone that does only calls and messages. I have found one. It does other things too – barely – but I don’t bother about that. It was the cheapest phone on the market and they will probably not exist for very long, so I better stackContinue reading “THE MOBILE TERROR and disrespect”

Tao te ching

Tomorrow I start living the Tao. I will document this in a special blog: http://annastao.wordpress.com In this blog I will chronicle every aspect of the journey; frustrations, learning and understanding. I believe it will take about a year. If anybody else is doing, or about to do, anything like this, please share.

FEAR

Fear is the most effective way of control. Fear is one of the strongest emotional drives within every individual; Fear of dying, fear of failure, fear of being shunned, fear, fear, fear. One of the biggest fears in society is about money and economy; to not have enough. Upon this fear one of the biggestContinue reading “FEAR”

SELF-HELP

There is a saying; “don’t give them fish, teach them how to fish”. Many people who  come to see me want a “quick fix”, hoping that I will wave my magic wand and all that is difficult will just vanish. It doesn’t function like this. We have become so used to the quick fixes ofContinue reading “SELF-HELP”

A GREAT SPEECH

The Great Dictator, released in 1940, was Charlie Chaplins first real talking movie. In it he gives a beautiful speech that is as true and important today as it was then, the words could actually have been written today. What is surprising is that not more has happened over the last 70 years; that weContinue reading “A GREAT SPEECH”

THE INVITATION

The Invitation by Oriah Mountain Dreamer It doesn’t interest me what you do for a living. I want to know what you ache for, and if you dare to dream of meeting your heart’s longing. It doesn’t interest me how old you are. I want to know if you will risk looking like a foolContinue reading “THE INVITATION”

LITTLE STORIES ABOUT SCENT

Ever since I can remember I have perceived my world largely through the sense of smell. I smell everything! As a little child I could find my way home, eyes closed, just by smelling. My siblings teased me and said I was a dog.  Sometimes I thought that if I would go blind, I couldContinue reading “LITTLE STORIES ABOUT SCENT”

THE COACH

Compact Oxford English dictionary says: Coach: noun 1 an instructor or trainer in sport. 2 a tutor who gives private or specialized teaching. • verb train or teach as a coach. ”A coach just has a different perspective. The coach can see what you can’t see because you’re in the forest and they’re outside ofContinue reading “THE COACH”

A 2,000-year-old cream belonging to an aristocrat discovered

In  1922 Howard Carter discovered the intact tomb of Tutankhamun. The tomb had been sealed approximately 3 200 years earlier. (The reign of Tutankhamon lasted 1333-1324Bc) The tomb was filled with unimaginable treasures and amongst these treasures were clay-pots filled with solidified matter from which a scent could was faintly discernible. On analysis the potsContinue reading “A 2,000-year-old cream belonging to an aristocrat discovered”