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Michael Doherty, a retired physics teacher, ex-military, businessman and writer on the ancient Chinese philosophy the I-Ching brings a comforting and clear understanding of how to navigate life's changes in this often strangely fascinating world. In his deeply calming English voice he knows how to simplify topics that may seem difficult to understand and bridge the gap between science and philosophy. With an open mind to the transformations taking place worldwide, he brings a little wisdom, humour and lightness to otherwise darker subjects.

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    • Spirituality

Michael Doherty, a retired physics teacher, ex-military, businessman and writer on the ancient Chinese philosophy the I-Ching brings a comforting and clear understanding of how to navigate life's changes in this often strangely fascinating world. In his deeply calming English voice he knows how to simplify topics that may seem difficult to understand and bridge the gap between science and philosophy. With an open mind to the transformations taking place worldwide, he brings a little wisdom, humour and lightness to otherwise darker subjects.

    How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World - Brexit as of 01 Sep 2019?

    How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World - Brexit as of 01 Sep 2019?

     Listen to Episode 2 of The Michael Files, 'How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World'.This episode deals with the Brexit situation in the UK as of 01 Sep 2019, before the new Prime Minister lost the 3 votes in the House of Commons. It gives an understanding of the background to what is happening.In this series, I want to talk about the challenges facing us on planet Earth. Why it's important to find out the facts. For example - Is global warming real?Why our politicians are allowing the rise of dictatorships around the world Why there is such poverty around the world when there is more than enough to go roundHow corporations are taking control of the worldWhat we can do about it as individualsFollow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 12 min
    How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World?

    How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World?

     Listen to Episode 1 of The Michael Files, 'How Can We Solve The Scary Problems Of The World'.Episode Summary: In this series, I want to talk about the challenges facing us on planet Earth. Why it's important to find out the facts. For example - Is global warming real?Why our politicians are allowing the rise of dictatorships around the world Why there is such poverty around the world when there is more than enough to go roundHow corporations are taking control of the worldWhat we can do about it as individualsSupport my podcast by buying me a coffee below----more----Follow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 20 min
    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 3

    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 3

    Episode Summary: Listen to episode 3 of The Michael Files, 'How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story'. In this series, I talk about why our efforts to be happy usually fail and how to change this.Why we have to accept responsibility for where we are in our lives Why we must learn that much of our behaviour is unconscious Why we should learn to respond to situations instead of instantly reacting to them Why we must understand the power of our judgementsHow to use these new understandings to help us navigate this lifeSupport my podcast by buying me a coffee below----more----Follow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 12 min
    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 4

    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 4

    Episode Summary: Listen to episode 4 of The Michael Files, 'How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story'. In this series, I talk about why our efforts to be happy usually fail and how to change this.Why understanding suffering helps us to release itWhy fear is the real cause of our sufferingWhy our egos cause the fearWhy our judgments add to the fear How to use our new understandings to lead a more peaceful, happy lifeSupport my podcast by buying me a coffee below----more----Follow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 15 min
    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 2

    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 2

    Episode Summary: Listen to episode 2 of The Michael Files, 'How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story'. In this episode, I talk about: Why we have to accept responsibility for everything in our livesWhy to be happy, we have to be freeWhy to be free, we have to be prepared to live by our own rules and valuesWhy our own rules may make us outcasts from our tribeHow to live our lives as free, happy individualsSupport my podcast by buying me a coffee below----more----Follow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 17 min
    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 1

    How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story Part 1

    Episode Summary: Listen to episode 1 of The Michael Files, 'How To Be Happy Whatever Your Story'. In this series, I talk about why our efforts to be happy usually fail and how to change this.Why 'I'll be happy when...' can never workWhy 'happiness' is an inside jobWhy the idea that another person or 'more stuff' can make you happy is an illusionWhy we must accept total responsibility for where we are in lifeHow to reduce or even eliminate suffering in our livesSupport my podcast by buying me a coffee below----more----Follow Me:Subscribe on iTunesMy WebsiteThe Michael Files BlogTwitterFacebook Buy Books:The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes  

    • 17 min

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