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.
An interesting feature of modern medicine is the increasing tendency to view disease processes as the breakdown of normal biochemical, electrical and circadian control mechanisms. These can be referred to (with a terminology borrowed from artificial intelligence) cybernetic controls –
In pain and desperation, many years ago I visited my GP. I was crippled due to a recurrent back injury that plagued me. This was one of the very few times in the last twenty-five years that I went to
Our health is a decision. It is a consequence. Whatsoever we are doing is expressed in our bodies, our attitudes and our emotions. The decision is to act in a way that promotes harmony and acknowledges the connection between what
Eczema is epidemic, officially incurable, very uncomfortable but in fact easy to cure. It is easy for natural practitioners who know how to treat the condition, but for the one suffering from eczema, it is hard work! The good news