Disease is our soul’s messenger of the transgression of our natural limits. Welcome her, for she brings us good news and a warning. Reflect upon her when she is with you, for her wisdom will teach you. Her nature is
Each child is different. That we all know. There are however some timeless principles which we can employ when dealing with our children that come from the ancient wisdom of personality types. Here are some examples: Sanguines, the creative,
Autumn’s sunlight streamed brightly through the bare windows, stretching from ceiling to floor, sparsely spanning the interspace between outside and inside. Acutely modern, smooth, hardened plastic framed the view of London’s financial district, hiding the uniformity of cast concrete and
When my children were younger I would sometimes volunteer to stay home and take care of them. We have six children and by the time my wife returned I would have an even healthier respect for her capacity to deal
This is a lecture I delivered for the KN-OW ISEEK 2013 conference, it examines the three foundational pillars of health – Sleep, Nutrition and Digestion –, how they have been corrupted in our modern lifestyles and what we can do
Much of the psychological work that I do with people is helping them to rebuild their internal narrative landscape, which is naturally mythic. The mythic psyche of modern man is in ruins, for in order to malform man to fit
I am usually asked about the manner in which the personality type affects health. If you have read my book Know Yourself and are familiar with the four personality types – sanguine, choleric, melancholic and phlegmatic – you would have
What is the Know Yourself Method? We human beings can be categorised according to personality traits or patterns. We will find that as people we have common patterns or traits which makes our behaviour predictable. This is because our psychological
Episode 5 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine.
Episode 4 of An Introduction to Islamic Medicine – an eleven part series on the theoretical foundations of Islamic Medicine. The series explores the usage of the four element way of seeing in medicine.