When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. – Alexander Graham Bell You must all have felt some kind of regret about something that you did or did not in the past, most probably more than once. But when you look at … Continue reading Let Go Of What No Longer Serves You
We all feel better among people who seem to have a higher level of energy. People who seem to gleam with light, and make us feel safe and accepted. We can feel their energy even if they are not right next to us. We can feel their tolerance, acceptance, and mindfulness toward all beings. Have you ever think the reason why some people make us … Continue reading What color is your aura?
Think for a moment about the people in your life who are challenging to the point of being sometimes rude towards you. Then think about one of them as a person from an objective point of view, as a human being with a life other than the part they interact with you. What might be the underlying reason for them to be the person that … Continue reading Forgive, forget and repeat
Since the year 2008, the third Monday of the month of February has been celebrated as “Family Day” in most of the Canadian provinces and territories. I am quite fond of this holiday, as it shines a light on and reminds us of the concept of family. In my opinion, and I believe most of you would agree, what defines family is not solely blood … Continue reading Happy Family Day!
Did you know that Esther Howland, the woman who produced the first commercial American Valentine’s Day in the 1840s, sold a then mind-boggling $5,000 in cards during her first year of business? And that it is the celebration with the second highest number of cards sold, after Christmas? What does this tell you? To me, it means that LOVE is important to people. We need … Continue reading Love… Today, and every day
Most of you, if not too young, must remember the song “Que será, será”, which stars like this: When I was just a little girlI asked my mother, what will I beWill I be pretty? Will I be rich?Here’s what she said to me: Que será, seráWhatever will be, will beThe future’s not ours to seeQue será, seráWhat will be, will be Do you agree? … Continue reading Que será, será
A fair and honest question came from my husband about this “loving yourself” subject. He said; “You keep mentioning how important to love and accept oneself, but what really is self-love?” Actually, self-love could be defined as the belief you hold that you are a valuable and worthy person. An example of it is when you have a positive view of yourself and are confident in yourself and … Continue reading How to give more love to yourself?
We are in the month of February and the elephant in the room is getting bigger and bigger by the minute. Yes, I am talking about Valentine’s Day. It is approaching and most probably making you nervous. If you have a significant other you start panicking about how to show them your love for them, if you do not have one, perhaps you feel a … Continue reading Shine bright like a diamond
Like Western astrology, Chinese astrology gives each person a sign of the zodiac to each lunar year in a cycle of 12 years. Those are symbolized by 12 animals that are; rat, ox, tiger, rabbit, dragon, snake, horse, goat, monkey, rooster, dog and pig and they all represent a different form of energy we can all be born under. Your animal is determined by your … Continue reading Xīn Nián Kuài Lè
The human mind doesn’t like to deal with uncertainty. We want to know what is on the horizon, what will happen next, what we can expect. Because we like to feel secure and security comes with certainty. If we know what will happen, even if it might be something negative, we can get ready for it, we can start the process of accepting it, and … Continue reading Embracing Uncertainty
While meditating, we close our eyes, part of that is the act of temporarily giving up sight, we give up the pleasure of consuming our cell phones, TVs, computer screens. And sometimes as a product of meditation when we open our eyes at the end, we can have a renewed sense of gratitude for our ability to see. We live in a society that tells … Continue reading You have everything you need