How to set-up a website, and develop quality content

How to set-up a website, and develop quality content

By Gil Dekel, PhD. I will share a few tips based on my own experience of designing, developing and managing websites. What to consider when setting-up a website? A domain name Hosting What content to upload (I will explain how to develop quality content) The...
Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

Healing Words: Short-Verse Poetry by Gil Dekel

by Gil Dekel, PhD (visionary poet and Reiki teacher.)   The task of the poet is to see into the experiences we undergo every moment, and attach words to emotions. Like patchwork, these wordly emotions come together to form images through which we can see the...
Is Reiki Nonsense?

Is Reiki Nonsense?

by Gil Dekel (Reiki Master/Teacher and PhD in Art, Design and Media). The purpose of this article is to analyse the difficulties in formulating coherent arguments about the benefits of Reiki. Whilst scientific research has undoubtedly brought progress to the human...
Seeing the Bigger Picture.

Seeing the Bigger Picture.

A ‘Passing Spirit’ (channelled by Natalie Dekel) in a conversation with Gil Dekel. Passing Spirit: Underneath all there is pure and unconditional love, but it got twisted and tweaked about by the time it comes out in your world. You can see pure love in...
Poetry counselling.

Poetry counselling.

Do you believe that a message can come to you through a poem? I do not ‘write’ poems but ‘channel’ them – the Spirit Guides ‘speak’ to me and I document their words. The words are uplifting, embracing one another and becoming...
Creating the Right Conditions for Music to Come.

Creating the Right Conditions for Music to Come.

Yoram Markreich (musician, lyricist and author) in an interview with Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: They say that there were so many wild stories around the expressionist painter Kirchner (born 1880) that it is hard to know what is true and what is fiction… How much of...
Listening to Yourself.

Listening to Yourself.

Dr. Amikam Marbach interviewed by Gil Dekel (discussing how to structure a PhD thesis).   Gil Dekel: You have developed a method that employs words to help people become aware of their prior knowledge, or inner insights. With your method people can articulate these...
Insight into the Personal.

Insight into the Personal.

Curator Karen Robson interviewed by Natalie Dekel. Natalie Dekel: How can one curate an exhibition on something so intangible, such as memories? [1] Karen Robson: We started originally with the idea of just doing diaries – and it expanded as we explored the...
Where the Unthinkable can be Expressed.

Where the Unthinkable can be Expressed.

Short interview with Patricia Bickers, art historian, editor and critic. Gil Dekel: What motivates you to speak about art and explore it? In what way art touches you? [1] Patricia Bickers: I like the fact that while you may learn a great deal about art through...
When The Impossible Is Realized.

When The Impossible Is Realized.

Interview with Alan Steinfeld, author and founder of NewRealities.com. Gil Dekel: You are writing about the artist’s role in creating new realities. Do you think there is a unique or specific way that artists see or experience reality? Alan Steinfeld: The artist...
Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

Turning On the Light Without Choosing Which Way It Will Spread.

The authorial-Self, a ‘Muse’ of poetry, is interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: I am very happy to be able to interview my own ‘Muse’, my own creative self, and ask him about processes of inspiration in writing poetry. [1] I would like to thank you, the...
Rising to the Surface of Language.

Rising to the Surface of Language.

Poet Anne Stevenson interviewed by Gil Dekel. Gil Dekel: Can we talk about your creative process of writing? [1] Anne Stevenson: For me, writing poems is not so much a process as a way of feeling my way in the dark. Lines come to mind; I work them over in my head and...