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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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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 round

    How corporations are taking control of the world

    What we can do about it as individuals


    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    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 round

    How corporations are taking control of the world

    What we can do about it as individuals


    Support my podcast by buying me a coffee below





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    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    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 judgements

    How to use these new understandings to help us navigate this life


    Support my podcast by buying me a coffee below





    ----more----


    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    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 it

    Why fear is the real cause of our suffering

    Why our egos cause the fear

    Why our judgments add to the fear 

    How to use our new understandings to lead a more peaceful, happy life


    Support my podcast by buying me a coffee below





    ----more----


    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    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 lives

    Why to be happy, we have to be free

    Why to be free, we have to be prepared to live by our own rules and values

    Why our own rules may make us outcasts from our tribe

    How to live our lives as free, happy individuals


    Support my podcast by buying me a coffee below





    ----more----


    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    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 work

    Why 'happiness' is an inside job

    Why the idea that another person or 'more stuff' can make you happy is an illusion

    Why we must accept total responsibility for where we are in life

    How to reduce or even eliminate suffering in our lives


    Support my podcast by buying me a coffee below





    ----more----


    Follow Me:
    Subscribe on iTunes

    My Website

    The Michael Files Blog

    Twitter

    Facebook


     


    Buy Books:


    The I Ching - A Unique Interpretation of the Book of Changes


     


     

    • 17 min

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