It seems like patience is the name of the game these days. More so than it used to be before this whole COVID-19 situation came into our lives. Now, you need to wait for almost everything you used to get in a blink of an eye. Most probably, you are trying to take care of some things that you used to outsource in the past. Like in … Continue reading Exercising patience during the pandemic
Special days like Mother’s Day, Father’s Day, Valentine’s Day always makes me feel sad a little. I am grateful for having my favourite people healthy and alive to celebrate those days but what about others? I can’t stop but thinking about people who lost their mom or dad. Moms and dads who suffered the excruciating pain of losing a child. People who wanted to be … Continue reading Happy V Day
When I left my home country to come to Canada more than a decade ago, for the first time in my life I did not possess a key. I was sitting in the airplane taking me to Canada without a car or a house key, crying my eyes out. I was scared to death but I was also excited for a brand new life in … Continue reading Being an Immigrant
We, human beings like to label people around us and let others label us. Think about all the labels you have attached to your children or your spouse, or the labels that have been given to you by your classmates, family members, colleagues, friends. Some were self-created but, most were given to you by others. Lazy, clumsy, shy, gifted, princess, aggressive, quiet, hyperactive, slow, genious … Continue reading Labelling People – Not a good idea
Do you feel like it is hard to get up and get going some days? Do you feel the anxiety or sadness creep in? Do you find hard to find things to be happy about? All of us do from time to time. But if we keep a few tips and tricks up our sleeve, it gets easier to overcome those feelings that pull us … Continue reading Tips to reset your mental attitude
Today I would like to focus on a subject that is not very uplifting, unfortunately, but it is a reality and part of everyone’s lives as we all know at least one person in our family or friends who are dealing with this nasty problem. Yes, you guessed it right; Cancer. As a person who believes strongly in the power of positive vibrations we generate … Continue reading The dreaded “C” word
Do you make your choices and decisions according to your own feelings, instincts, beliefs and thoughts or others’? If others’, such as your spouse, your family, your co-workers, your boss, or your friends, how can you be happy? Who is your master? Yourself! And no one else could decide for you. You can include your loved ones in your thought and decision process, and get … Continue reading Self-Respect or Social Approval?
My classmates from the all-girls high school that I have attended as a teenager, are going to celebrate our 50th birthday next weekend, as almost all of us are turning 50 this year. They are getting together for a sleepover at a nice and cozy little hotel. I would love to be there with them, but I am a little too far from my hometown. … Continue reading People need people
Cuddle Comfort, Cuddlery, The Snuggle Buddies… You might wonder what these names are for. They are all mostly online companies, in the US and Canada. There are lots and lots of them in many cities, especially bigger cities in North America. So, what do they do? You can guess looking at their names that they provide cuddles, hugs, comfort, physical affection to people who do … Continue reading The Power of Touch
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
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
As I have mentioned before, we live our lives only once – even though (in my opinion) we reincarnate until we get to the most perfect version of ourselves, we still live the life we are in now only once. Therefore; I believe that we should make the best of it and live surrounded by positivity, appreciation, happiness, peace, and love. In order to be … Continue reading Remove negative people from your life
The year of 2018 has been a trying one, to say the least, for both my amazing husband and myself. We both had difficulties in our careers, we both lost our jobs months apart. Some days and especially nights were tough for both of us. Even though it was quite hard at times, we both tried to be positive, and stay positive… We supported each … Continue reading Life itself!