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________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Hello and Welcome to my personal site for sharing creative and inspirational ideas via various mediums - writing, photography, podcast and video. For information on my technology business and services, please visit the Future Day, Inc. website. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Open book posts are a journal of discovery on topics ranging from quantum theories of consciousness, new age wisdom, the power of thoughts, the collective unconscious, and evolution to the search for fulfillment, happiness, and peace.   Some recent articles follow. ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ For my novel, "Vision Speak", check out the podcast or the Vision Speak website ________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Visual Adventures are interspersed throughout the site.  Check out photography section, image gallery and photography posts for collections of digital images. Comments and Suggestions are welcome! --- Eden  

Fall Convocation at Western

Early morning and long day, today, but my son Perry (2nd from right) graduated from Western University today with his Bachelor of Management and Organizational Studies (Specialization in Finance and Administration).  We’re back home but he is still in London celebrating.  It’s been a long 4 years but I am very proud of him.  After…

Staying out of the Basement

Are you conscious of your busy mind?  Do you occasionally find yourself angry or depressed, just by the random thought generation at work in your head, even when nothing has happened in the present to trigger this response? In my post “The Top Ten Tips for Living a Happy Life”, one of the key concepts was…

Is Socialization Essential to our Survival?

I’ve always been fascinated by that time in our distant past when we shared this planet with another sentient species – the Neanderthals.  No doubt my initial interest was fueled by Jean M Auel’s incredible books, starting with the “The Clan of the Cave Bears”. When I was working on my novel, “Vision Speak”,  I…

Ideas of “Conscious Evolution”

What is “Conscious Evolution” and how can this affect how you live your life?  Barbara Marx Hubbard, one of the founders of this movement, has defined it as follows: “Conscious evolution is the evolution of evolution, from unconscious to conscious choice. While consciousness has been evolving for billions of years, conscious evolution is new. It…

Ten Tips for Living a “Happy” Life

What is “happy” and is it really attainable? In this age of fast-paced, information overload, what do we really want from life? I believe we want what people have always wanted. We want to be happy. We want to love and contribute to others. We want to be loved. We want to think we’re making…

The So-called “God” Particle

If a journalist had never nicknamed this discovery the “God” Particle and we had simply heard the news that the “Higgs boson” particle had been found, would it have made as many headlines? Would it have become a trending topic on Twitter and the focus of so many in the blogosphere (this one included)? News…

The “Desiderata”

This famous piece of prose insinuated itself into my psyche at an early age.  At our cottage in Huntsville, my parents hung the “Desiderata” on the wall of the main floor washroom.  So everytime I sat on the toilet as an impressionable young girl on our weekends away, I would read it and try to…