Articles from Jimmy Henderson

How to meditate and visualise sucessfully

How to meditate and visualise sucessfully

  Your spiritual work will be greatly improved if you know how to meditate and visualise properly. Meditation Meditation lowers our brainwave activity so that our mental chatter subsides, and we are better able to relax. This means that we learn to lower our...

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The four stages of consciousness

The four stages of consciousness

‘The higher self struggles to find its way through the web of human thought.’ J . Henderson   Instinctual consciousness  The first stage has to be Instinctual consciousness. This is the mark of early man who had not yet achieved self-awareness and acted purely on...

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Contemplation

Contemplation

‘We normally keep our minds so busy that we fail to hear the passing whispers of angels’   Contemplation is a technique in which we open our minds to incoming impressions, inspirational guidance or answers to problems or questions which we set ourselves. It is...

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What exactly is MINDFULNESS?

What exactly is MINDFULNESS?

            Most of us go through life making decisions based on our past experiences without being really mindful of all the issues involved. This can lead to the stereotyping of people and situations and us not always taking the best course of action.           What...

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Reprogram yourself for success

Reprogram yourself for success

Many of us do things that we regret, often without thinking, and wonder later why we made such a silly decision, acted in such an unpleasant way or avoided something that we should have done to achieve success in our lives. This kind of behaviour is often the result of...

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The question of life after death

The question of life after death

So what is consciousness? Our human consciousness could be seen as a conscious state which allows us to realise that we are alive and to think, reason and see what we experience as reality. However, it can also give us a clue to answering the important question of...

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What to know when writing a book

What to know when writing a book

In preparation for his presentation to members of The Professional Speakers Association of Southern Africa (PSASA), Jimmy Henderson has prepared a PDF guide. The document guides the reader through the journey followed by Jimmy Henderson from being a first-time author...

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A new view of spiritual development

A new view of spiritual development

In my previous article I proposed a new theory of the human soul as the complete and perfect essence of each human formed (created) in a Universal Mind. In this case, the existence of a Universal Mind I derived from the idea of a collective unconscious described by...

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A new view of self-development

A new view of self-development

I know that there are many people who are very cautious or are ‘sitting on the fence’ when it comes to topics like psychic development and metaphysics, and I think this is due to the fact that these fields have received bad press by using their own jargon such as...

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Evolution of the soul; fallacy or reality?

Evolution of the soul; fallacy or reality?

Many ancient metaphysical texts maintain that the soul or spiritual essence of a person passes through stages of evolution in the mineral, vegetable and animal kingdoms to emerge only later as a human soul. As a cognitive scientist and a metaphysician, this idea seems...

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A new spin on the parable of the prodigal son

A new spin on the parable of the prodigal son

An old man once told me the story of a younger son who was dissatisfied with the life provided by his father and decided to leave home. After a long time of wandering, he had exhausted his resources and ended up in a cesspool of debauchery and humiliation in which he...

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A basic Counselling process

A basic Counselling process

Basic counselling course 4 -8 hours Trainer - Mr J.P. Henderson (CHRP. 5049) Course outline:   Introduction : Counsellor ethics and charactaristics Lecture 1. Basic Human and counselling skills Observational skills and body language Listening skills Questioning...

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Conversations on the reality and nature of God

Conversations on the reality and nature of God

For anyone who believes in a higher form of life, having some concept of God is useful and, indeed, necessary, as this concept acts as a focus for introspective thought, meditation and prayer and forms the foundation for further development and spiritual understanding....

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