Don’t change so people will like you. Be yourself and the right people will love the real you. – Unknown Being your real self takes guts. You have to stand strong and don’t care about what others say. But even though you try plugging your ears to other people’s comments, how can you mute the sound playing between your two ears? Well, I have a secret for … Continue reading Is it really that hard to “Be Yourself”?
In every disaster, there are also blessings. In every crisis, there is hope. People wake up to what is important, and they come out of the crisis with new, stronger energy and resolve. You need to understand that the trauma was there to teach you a lesson, acknowledge that lesson, and then thank and forgive the messenger (the person you believe caused you harm) for … Continue reading The answers you need are in you
One of my highschool friends mentioned last week in our WhatsApp group a book that she read. The name of the book was; Ikigai: The Japanese Secret to a Long and Happy Life, by Héctor García and Francesc Miralles. As it sounded quite interesting, I decided to read it. But when I checked our library, I have found out that there was a waitlist for it. … Continue reading What’s your Ikigai?
If the fire in your heart is strong enough, it will burn away any obstacles that come your way.― Suzy Kassem Everyone in the business world takes a unique journey that starts with a specific first step, continues with an unknown path and completes by an unforeseen end. Some people’s journeys might be a long one, while others’ quite short. Some journeys happen to be comfortable … Continue reading The road to success is paved with resilience
“A lot of thoughts keep coming”, “I can’t stand still”, “Am I doing it right?”. Do you have such thoughts during your meditation? If you do, know that you are not alone. These are the questions we hear from almost all new meditators. We all had these concerns, and even years later they can still emerge somehow. But please don’t give up. In fact, these … Continue reading Managing Unrest and Impatience During Meditation
Growing up, becoming an adult takes time and effort. When I turn back and look at my 25 years old self when I became a mother, I see that I was a child myself. At the time I thought I was the wisest and most mature woman in the world. What an illusion. I am 50 now. Would it be accurate to say that I … Continue reading Re-create yourself
Now that we are getting older – and wiser. My husband and I have started to go to Tai Chi classes recently. This is a first for both of us. I for one was very excited and impatient about it. So, I have arrived in our first class a little early then my husband and others and had a quick chat with our instructor. He … Continue reading Forever Young with Tai Chi
Who knows you better than yourself? Nobody. Who are you the most honest with? Yourself. Who keeps all your secrets? You. Then who is your best friend and confidente? Again, you. That’s why you are too important for you to ignore or neglect. Your mental and physical health has utmost significance in terms of the quality level of the life you live. To provide yourself … Continue reading Me, Myself and I
If you refuse to delegate and try to do everything yourself, if everything needs to be done on your schedule, if you are a perfectionist, if you micromanage others and often judge others’ behaviours, you might be a control freak. We all need to feel safe as living beings. If we don’t have control over our environment to some degree, we can have a lot … Continue reading Are you a control freak?
I would think at some point anyone could regret something that they did or said, start thinking about “what if” scenarios and feel the guilt that’s attached to it. It is kind of impossible to be a human being and not to remember something that you did in the past which you regret at the moment. Everybody makes mistakes. It is normal. We learn from … Continue reading No Regrets
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
The second and last partial lunar eclipse of the year is happening on July 16–17. This partial lunar eclipse will be visible from Australia, Africa, South America, most of Europe, and Asia, but will miss North America, except for the very southern and eastern parts of the continent. According to astrology expert Donna Stellhorn; this is a “Cancer/Capricorn Lunar Eclipse, and it is bringing us a … Continue reading Get ready! Change is coming – again
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
I have been exploring Reiki lately, according to our good old Wikipedia, the definition of which is a; “form of alternative medicine called energy healing. Reiki practitioners use a technique called palm healing or hands-on healing through which “universal energy” is said to be transferred through the palms of the practitioner to the patient in order to encourage emotional or physical healing.” It is a Japanese technique used to … Continue reading Discovering Reiki
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?
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
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?
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?
All numbers have their own energetic signatures. They represent a meaning. 2018 brought us the challenge and the movement with it, and the signature that the number of 2019 presents us is; transition and transformation. What 2018 told us with its energy was; “None of you will end the year where you have started it. Be it career-wise, relationship-wise, location-wise or health-wise. Each and every … Continue reading 2019: The year of transition and transformation
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