The sense of self – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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In this series about the senses we have reached the 12th sense; “the sense of self” or “sense of ego” or “sense of I”. This is your ability to perceive the individuality of another.

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The Choice of a Mystic God – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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External physical nature is easy to observe and relate to. The internal world is so subtle that many people doubt its existence.
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The outer nature is easy to perceive because it is material, consisting of different components or parts and it has a strong deterministic or causal element. We can touch nature, we can discern stones, plants and animals and we can predict outcomes from experience and knowledge. In short you can say we are on top of it. We observe it as from the peak of the mountain and our intelligence can understand it.

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Taking the bull by the horns – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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You can repeat your mistakes again and again or face them and change them. You can postpone again and again or take action. You can suppress again and again or express by opening the closed drawer, getting some fresh air or let the feelings flow.

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Holonity – The sense of thought – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Yes, you can sense your own thinking as well as the thinking of another. Last month, we explored the sense of words but even deeper than words is the perception of concepts. We did not discriminate it much last time. Now, we are ready to look into this more subtle level. For some people the level of words is what they relate to. To perceive the other person’s way of thinking is to get beyond the words, to get even closer to the core of their identity.
When Descartes formulated “cogito ergo sum” he understood the close connection between the thinking and the awareness of an individual’s identity.

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Playing with holons – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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A holon is a wholeness and a part of a bigger whole at the same time. You are a holon. Your organs are holons within you. Your health depends on the harmony and cooperation between your organs. It is the higher organisation that you represent that takes care of that.

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Holonity: The sense of speech – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Do you want to improve your sense of speech? Is there a sense of speech?
You are right to ask if there really exists a sense of speech or a sense of words. A sense is used when we perceive something but before mental reasoning is activated. Is recognition of speech a mental activity only putting sounds together? These are subtle steps that we will explore in this article.

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The Book of Nature is in The Heart of The Earth – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Ha Aretz
is the old biblical Hebrew word for The Earth and has some marvellous secrets to reveal to us. In Hebrew, every letter is a picture or concept and hence closer to the old Egyptian language with hieroglyphic pictures than modern English. The Hebrew language has its root in the old Egyptian language.

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How to create a magic new year – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Life is full of cycles. The day, month and year are all determined by the movements of the Earth, Moon and the Sun.
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All cycles have a beginning, a growth, a maximum, a decline and an end. We are now starting a new year and new beginnings. Let it be a magic beginning by giving it the little extra.

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Holonity – The sense of warmth – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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In this series about the senses, we will now explore the sense of warmth. Many people limit the sensing activities to five senses, but it is easy to understand that we perceive temperature too.
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This is a sense that also applies to the inter-human realms. You can sense the warmth or coldness from another person.

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Holonity – The sense of balance – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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We have more than 5 senses as we are exploring in this series. One of the most obvious is the sense of balance. ( See links to other articles below). There is a difference between the sense of movement and the sense of balance. The first gives us a sense of our joints, muscles and bones when we move and is also called the sense of proprioception. The child develops that from rolling, crawling and walking and feeling the presence of its own body from within. You can read more about it in the link below.

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The magic of repetition – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Indigenous music sometimes seem simple in its structure with its on-going repeating themes. Despite that it has a power to pull you into a deeper state of mind. Some people need to rock themselves or we rock the baby in repeated rhythm to rest or fall asleep. The ability of repetition to take you both deeper and higher has been under estimated.

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Let go! – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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From a spiritual perspective the universe is wise and carrying. Everything is organized with deep wisdom and every thing is acted out with love. Each of us has an inner driver, a direction or goal that will complete us. Like the returning of the lost soul we will head back to a place we came from, but with gained experience. The returning is like winding back your life, is like stopping your continued mistakes and acting differently as you start to follow a higher good, a higher will. Higher in the sense that it benefits a bigger whole a bigger holon.

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Take off your blinders! – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


.Today information is perishable, becoming more superficial and changes frequently. News, facts and research are updated within hours, weeks or months. Journalists focus on the sensational aspects that give them readers, traffic and “likes”. Less sensational information is drowning and becomes more difficult to find.

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Problem Solver Number One by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Every now and then, we are faced with challenges, trouble, and discomfort, which are problems we need to solve. Sometimes, our sense of well being is strong and we feel we can face any problem, other times we have been hit again and again. The challenges seem too many or too stuck.

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Daily Magic with Water – by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Water is the best way to start and end the day. A cup of warm water is opening up, cleaning and awakening your body. If you prefer cold water feel free, it can be very refreshing. It is important to learn to listen to your body and what it prefers.

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Do we have a sixth sense, or more senses? by Andreas N. Bjørndal


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Most people regard the five senses as absolute and a possible sixth sense as a kind of uncertain ghost. After having looked into the five senses, let us explore if there are more (see bottom for articles about the five senses). If you think about it, you do get sense information from more than the five senses.

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