The lesson we are thought by the society from a very young age in our default settings tends to be; “Think about what you want, go make it happen, and be really frustrated until it occurs.” Which promotes suffering in every step of it, until we eventually get it. Mindfulness approaches this kind of beliefs from a different point of view and refuses to go … Continue reading Mindfulness – Part 2
You might already know the definition of an affirmation; it is a short powerful statement that is aimed at helping you to be in conscious control of your thoughts. Studies show that each of us has over 45,000 thoughts a day and 80% of those thoughts are fairly negative. Affirmations bring the subconscious thoughts to the surface and make them conscious and therefore we become consciously … Continue reading Help yourself with positive affirmations
Is it your gut which dictates your overall health? Did you know that gastrointestinal functions are linked to autoimmune disorders, learning disorders, neurological and psychiatric disorders? The food we eat directly affects our physical and mental health. In other words, it affects who we are and how we feel! So, when you hear the statement of; “You are what you eat”, you might as well … Continue reading Our gut is the King
Your home is your sanctuary. It shelters you, protects you, keeps you warm and safe. But, did you know that if you place your household items such as furniture or plants in a certain way, it changes the energy flow in your house, which affects your mood, health and good fortune? That is what Feng Shui does for you. Feng Shui which means Wind & … Continue reading Feng Shui brings you positive energy
The year is starting off with an exciting lunar event. On the night of Sunday, January 20th, (tonight), until the early hours of Monday, January 21st, we will experience a Super Blood Wolf Moon. A long and interesting name right? But why it is called so? According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Native Americans and colonial Europeans always called January’s full moon The Wolf Moon, … Continue reading Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?
Today, I want you to imagine that goodness is coming to you. It could be people, it could be things, it could just be an emotion, it could be the breeze. Whatever it is for you, imagine good things coming to you at this moment. I want you to pull up your dreams and desires. Imagine yourself putting them on a canvass, or on your vision board. Don’t get … Continue reading Imagine
It is as easy to make someone happy, as it is to break their heart into million pieces. Words might make your day, while words might hit you like arrows and deflate your self-confidence like a shrinking balloon. It is important which words you choose while explaining yourself, but equally important aspect of communication would be recognizing how you say, what you would like to … Continue reading Be mindful while choosing your words and actions
When changes happen in your life such as moving into a new house, getting a new job, moving to a new city, a new community, a new career, getting married or having a baby (especially if it is your first child), it gives you some kind of anxiety. Because we human beings do not like change. Changes make us uncomfortable. Even if we get something … Continue reading Change is hard, or is it really?
In order to have a productive day, we all need a good night’s sleep obviously. Sometimes it is so easy to fall asleep and stay asleep all night until the alarm clock goes off. When that happens, ideally every night, we get up as a rested person, with a more positive outlook for the coming day. But if we did not have a good sleep, … Continue reading Get better sleep with these breathing techniques
Are you happy with who you are? If there would be one thing that you would like to change or improve about yourself, what would that be? Are you spending enough time contemplating your life purpose? Do you feel like you are getting wiser with every age you take or not? Does what you talk about, what you read, what you pay attention has substance? … Continue reading Let us shape our lives
Wouldn’t it be great lying down comfortably and visualizing yourself pumping weights or running, or doing jumping jacks without really moving your finger and getting fit? Well, it would be awesome… And a study conducted by Dr. Michael Mosley and his team proves that it isn’t as impossible as it sounds to mentally “think” yourself into being fit. The research from the field of neuroscience … Continue reading Is it possible to “think” yourself into being fit?
A few months ago, one of my old friends – from high school – was having a problem at her workplace with her supervisor. She mentioned it in our WhatsApp group and said that she was considering to quit her job. We all told her to reconsider and wanted her to find out if there was anything else that could be done to help her, … Continue reading Why is this happening to me?
“The present is all we have, yet it is the one thing we will never learn to hold in our hands.” ― Madeleine Thien People live in the past, replay every second of unwanted memories, or long for something they want to be or they want to have in the future, but fail to enjoy the most valuable asset we have; the “Now”. You might remember the … Continue reading Carpe Diem
Our world is full of stuff… Our home, workplace, car… We are huge consumers, especially with the easiness of shopping online, we buy and buy and buy. We fill our lives with things that we do not really need. Remember a time you have acquired something you really wanted, let us say a brand new expensive car. The moment you get it is when your … Continue reading What can you live without?
I think you would agree that our brain is the most mysterious organ we have in our body. Scientists still debate on what percentage of our brain we use. What happens if one day we can use it to its fullest capacity? I trust in the potential our brain has, and that is why I am confident that human beings are capable of solving any … Continue reading Have you ever had a Déjà vu?
I want to start with a bold statement: “Nothing happens on the physical plane before it happens on the spiritual plane of existence.” This means that nothing can occur to you in the physical before it is manifested first within your minds and therefore on the spiritual plane of existence. Our body is miraculous. It was created by simply two tiny cells, two chromosomes that … Continue reading You can heal yourself
“It is one of the commonest of mistakes to consider that the limit of our power of perception is also the limit of all there is to perceive.” ― C.W. Leadbeater Don’t you think that some people seem very susceptible to anything and everything? Even if you say something neutral or positive, they might take it the wrong way and think that you said it … Continue reading We are what we perceive
I have touched upon Mindfulness earlier in one of my blog posts as you might remember. And this time, I would like to elaborate a little bit further on the subject. The two most essential components of Mindfulness are; Staying mentally in the moment, which includes focussing on thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surroundings; Accepting thoughts and feelings without judgment. In addition to Meditation, the activities … Continue reading Change how you react emotionally
Admit it, you have drunk more than you have planned to during the holidays. And by “holidays”, I mean all those parties you attended since the beginning of November, crying out loud… Sometimes two parties per day. And you feel like your liver is not very happy with all the alcohol intake and it is acting out a little bit. Considering that your liver is … Continue reading After the holidays; it is time to cleanse your liver