Seasons of Preparation

In my tradition, we’re about to start the season of Advent.  It’s a time of preparation; a time when we look forward to, and...

Against conversion therapy

Earlier this month, the synod (parliament) of my church passed a motion condemning gay conversion therapy.  I spoke in support of that motion, and...

In search of a radical alternative: remembering Francis of Assisi

What kind of man preaches to the birds? Was Francis a bit simple, or was he, perhaps, making a point about his frustration with...

The Quest for Peace

September 21st is the International Day of Peace, and as I come to write this, preparations are under way for prayer services, vigils, and...

Neil Seligman: Heartfulness Meditation

The word for mindfulness and heartfulness in many Asian languages is the same word. When practicing mindfulness people are also aiming to practice heartfulness....

Emily Payne is new columnist at Orbisology

The Rev’d. Emily Payne is an Anglican priest in Melbourne, Australia. She was born in apartheid-era South Africa, and migrated with her family at a...

Neil Seligman: Your Brain On Mindfulness

The evidence just keeps on coming! Investing just a few minutes every day in your mindfulness practice can give you the edge when it...

Andrew Butler: My first hand experience of science and spirituality

“Science without religion is lame, religion without science is blind.”  This is one of Einstein’s most famous quotes, and I want to share how...

Hally Rhiannon-Nammu: The Spiritual Changing How You Think

There is this assumption that all things spiritual have no place in science, let alone behavioural science. However, this could not be further from...

Can you write about quantum physics or the law of attraction?

Orbisology is looking for contributors. As an online publication and worldwide philosophy, Orbisology believes that the scale of our planet’s problems is too great to...

Joy Lin: How can science and spirituality co-exist?

How can it not? We are defined by energetic molecules that roam through our bodies through the movement of protons, electrons and neutrons. These same micro...

What is Orbisology?

For thousands of years the relationship between science and spirituality has been framed in oppositional terms:  Science is the quest for truth and veracity...

Beliefs, Rules, Values and Language

To a large extent, we verbalise our beliefs and values through language. So if we are not satisfied with what we hear ourselves say,...

Healthy Finances equates to Healthy well-being

My journey to being financially free, building a business and creating a lifestyle which allows me the time to enjoy life is not by...

Happiness and well-being

To each of us success can mean different things. For me ‘success’ is not about the monetary and material possessions of life, I’m not...

Health and Happiness: The Indicators of True Success

What defines success? If you have set your life up in such a way that you are earning good money but are on the...

How to Live an Amazing Life Filled With Passion, Purpose and...

If like me, you are interested in the topic of success, you’ve probably attended loads of seminars, listened to a bunch of CDs and...

Every day is a gift

On November 5th 2010, I suffered a near fatal ruptured brain aneurysm. I was at work, it would have been around 10:30am. Everything was normal....

How To Maximise Your Inner Creative Genius

WE ARE DAMAGED GOODS Unlike many other attributes that people aspire to, I find that people have fairly extreme views on their own creative ability....

Unlock Your Personal Power

4 Keys to Create Success through Personal Leadership “Success is being able to consistently achieve your desired objectives in all areas of life that you...