“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times . . . The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi I have just completed reading the book Stealing Fire written by my friend Steven Kottler from the Flow Research Collective and Jamie Wheal from the Flow Genome … Continue reading Being in a state of flow
“Creativity comes from conscious facts planted in the unconscious and allowed to germinate.” Bertrand Russell Creativity is one of our most valued human traits. It has given human beings the ability to change the world that they live in. It also has given them the ability to adapt to changes in the world over which they have no control. Chris Bennett the CEO of Wonderschool says, “[Creativity] cannot … Continue reading We are infinitely creative
You were born into a society that comes with many pre-installed programs. One of which being “you need to be successful for people to like you.” It starts right at primary school, if not earlier. You immediately begin comparing your progress with the kid sitting next to you. “His writing is neater than mine, and she reads faster than I do. My parents will be … Continue reading Are you ready?
You want a wonderful life, don’t you? All the difficulties you are facing to disappear. You want to be perfectly healthy. And want to be able to give generously while having more than enough for yourself and your family. There are also personal goals. And as many versions of the “definition of happiness” as the number of people in the world. Everybody has a different … Continue reading You are worthy
“The comfort zone is a psychological state in which one feels familiar, safe, at ease, and secure. You never change your life until you step out of your comfort zone; change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” ― Roy T. Bennett One of my principles in life has always been to show up, especially when I don’t feel like it, because I believe that … Continue reading Commit – Show up – Succeed
The feeling that I had was extreme anxiety that started the moment I woke up and continued until the moment I fell asleep the next night. But was at least my sleep good? Nope. A very deep sleep, for the first couple of hours. Then wide awake for a few. One or two more hours of poor sleep. And wake up to the alarm clock … Continue reading You are not alone
Do you have a favourite day of the week? My favourite has always been Friday. Nobody and nothing that happened on a Friday could affect my mood negatively, because Friday was the end of the workweek and eve of the weekend. It deserved being the most favourite day of the week, even better than Saturday for some reason. Then I’ve realized why I felt that … Continue reading Make every day a great day
In life, there will be times when others judge you. They will be a judge about the way you look, the way you dress, the way you speak. They will criticize your way of thinking or your way of acting. It happens, and probably you are too regularly judging others intentionally or unintentionally. Though, make sure to remember that when someone judges you, they are … Continue reading If you are judging, you are lacking
Law of Attraction is a concept that appeared in our lives about 15 years ago. Especially when the book and the movie “The Secret” was published, millions of people were grappled by it. Why did it create this much noise? Because it promised us that we could do anything we want, get anything we desire, and become anyone we want to be. Even though millions … Continue reading Is Law of Attraction your friend or your enemy?
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