I have attended a group coaching session that was organized by one of my fellow coach friends Nicholas Selway the other day. It was eye-opening, to say the least. I was the oldest among many attendees, much younger than me. One of the young ladies said something that stayed with me since that night. She said: “You can’t force a tree to grow.” First of … Continue reading You can’t force a tree to grow
“Just breathe. You are strong enough to handle your challenges, wise enough to find solutions to your problems, and capable enough to do whatever needs to be done.” Lori Deschene Do you sometimes ask yourself or the divine power that you believe in; “Why me?” Why was I chosen to deal with this challenge be it health-related or relationship-related? Why I and not the next … Continue reading This too shall pass
Throughout our lives, we experience many ends and new beginnings don’t we? End of education, and beginning of work-life; end of being single, and stepping into the married life; end of a commitment and beginning of new responsibilities. As soon as you have a baby, you can never go back to when you did not have a human being that is the center of your … Continue reading Ends and New Beginnings
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
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
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
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?
2018 came and bulldozed our lives one way or the other, according to what I have heard from countless people. How a draining and challenging year it was… Which is in line with what I have experienced too. I believe a few years later when we look back at 2018 and analyze it from a more objective point of view, we will see that it … Continue reading When one door closes…