Category Archives: Self Discovery

The Power of Minimalist Living

My minimalist living project began the moment I decided to total renovate my one bedroom apartment and change it into a studio apartment with a Murphy bed.  Previous to this tranistion I would wake up in the morning ,open my … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

My apologies to any reader who have opened my blog and not found any new writings for many months. Why now,you ask , am I returning to writing. There are most likely many reasons for not writing which are rather … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

Happiness is a state of being. Pleasure is a feeling. In his book, “Happiness” , Mathew Ricard , the scientist turned Buddhist monk encourages us to embrace the tenets of the Buddhist philosophy to ensure our happiness state. One of … Continue reading

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Arthur’s Happiness Project Continues

This summer I began a major renovation project in the apartment I live in Toronto. The result is a cozy beautiful warm nest to spend the winter if I choose. For the past 23 winters I have flown to Asia … Continue reading

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Living by Design or by Default-

I recently came across two quotes that I had found in the past and jotted down on a piece of paper. The first quote was ,”You are either affecting people or infecting people. The second quote was ,” You are … Continue reading

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Never Judge a Book By Its’ Cover

Twice ,recently ,in my travels in Thailand , I have made the mistake of discounting people , and not being open to communicating with someone sitting nearby. The first time was a week Sunday, on a VIP bus going to … Continue reading

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Value Living In Chiang Mai

There is a rather vibrant healing community among the 15 thousand ex-pats living in Chiang Mai. This beautiful city is home to hundreds of experienced and extremely skilled natural healers from all over the world as well as a number … Continue reading

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Who Did Arthur Meet Today

My winter stay in Chiang Mai, Thailand has been the most rewarding of the 22 years I have been coming to Thailand. It all started out when I began having breakfast at Satava, restaurant. There I met the most fascinating … Continue reading

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Who Did Arthur Meet Today

Eleven years ago I was recovering from a relationship I had had with a German Dr. in Japan . Before I had moved to Japan I had befriended the owner of a small guest house in Chiang Mai.  Not being … Continue reading

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Who Did Arthur Meet Today-Value Living in Chiang Mai

Once in a blue moon one is indeed touched by the Gods. The blessing in this case is a healer who has studied  the Alexander Technique. The sessions are normally refereed to as lessons as an attempt is made to … Continue reading

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