My experience #1: A spiritual connection

My experience #1: A spiritual connection

I've changed my blog title, which used to be simply my full name Katie Kondo. The new title is KAYA, named after Buddha Kaya, which means Buddha's three bodies (three kayas): The first body, "true body", embodies the very principle of enlightenment. The second, "bliss body", is a body of bliss or clear light manifestation. [...]

Hearing mindset “voice”

Hearing mindset “voice”

In the last week of September, I attended a five-day seminar on psychology in London, which was very inspiring and interesting. The topic of the seminar was more related to the practical exercise of personal development, rather than academic matters. We learnt methods on how to identify a "fixed" mindset (a set of assumptions held [...]

What journaling means to me

What journaling means to me

Recently, I’ve seen a lot of articles and videos on the power of personal narrative – how it contributes to your psychological well-being to look at your past memories and tell a story of your life to others. In a research context, personal storytelling has been widely used for patients with life-threatening diseases. But I’m [...]