Zen Master Alan Watts on the Mind & Ethics

Alan Watts – You have a soul, you are not your mind, though perhaps here as the existentialists say, “existence precedes essence” — Alan Watts: “leave your mind alone. It will quiet itself.” To think about thinking is a cardinal error Just do your thinking, pay a LOT of attention to what’s going on around you, don’t “skip steps” and try to enjoy life. Alan Watts speak on worrying and compulsive thinking. As Jesus said, “will worrying the morrow so much as add a cubit to your height?” The martial artist Bruce Lee said, “What worries you, mastersyou.” This is profound, and Zen has many answers for us. Read More …

Intellectual Intelligence IQ vs. Emotional Intelligence EQ (Which Matters Most)

We all tend to think success is all about smarts, about having a high IQ. It isn’t. Emotional intelligence or EQ is much more important to success. Here are vital self-help resources, simply stated ideas on how to raise your EQ and links for books and more help. Read More …

Zen Master Alan Watts on Seeing Through The Net

Alan Watts asks the question: Can we move beyond “Linear Thinking,” enhance our brains and minds enough and start loving and trusting each other enough so that we might avoid extinction as a species? Read More …