Spirituality and transcendence

How to revive your sense of wonder | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime


How to revive your sense of wonder

That childhood urge to ask ‘how’ and ‘why’ usually fades. But we can all learn to rediscover the joys of wide-eyed discovery

by Frank Keil

How to think like a phenomenologist | Psyche

Mindfulness and meditation


How to think like a phenomenologist

Doing Edmund Husserl’s phenomenological reduction will transform your view of the world and your own consciousness

by D J Hobbs

How to know if you’re addicted | Psyche



How to know if you’re addicted

Do you feel uneasy about your drinking or drug use? Recognising the signs of addiction can be the first step to recovery

by Rebecca E Williams

How to be useless | Psyche

Meaning and the good life


How to be useless

Follow the Daoist way – reclaim your life and happiness by letting go of the need to produce, strive or serve a purpose

by Helen De Cruz & Pauline Lee

How Chinese philosophy can help you parent | Psyche

Parenting and families


How Chinese philosophy can help you parent

Confucianism and Daoism suggest ways to guide your children toward meaning and fulfilment rather than wealth and prestige

by Erin Cline

How to breathe | Psyche

The body and physical health


How to breathe

Whether your aim is improved health, mental calm or achieving transcendence, breathing techniques can help you get there

by Martin Petrus

How to experience more wow | Psyche

Wonder and the sublime


How to experience more wow

Awe might seem an unobtainable luxury to many but, with the right approach, you can enjoy it daily – no mountain required

by Summer Allen

How to find your mindfulness | Psyche

Mindfulness and meditation


How to find your mindfulness

With so many approaches to mindfulness, it can be difficult to know where to start. Explore these methods to find what suits you

by Gill Johnson & Willem Kuyken

How to have a safe psychedelic trip | Psyche

Drugs and psychedelics


How to have a safe psychedelic trip

A psychedelic experience can be deeply rewarding, but also carries real risks. Here’s how to avoid a bad trip

by Christian Jarrett

How to foster ‘shoshin’ | Psyche

Thinking and intelligence


How to foster ‘shoshin’

It’s easy for the mind to become closed to new ideas. Cultivating a beginner’s mind helps us rediscover the joy of learning

by Christian Jarrett