Spirituality is a broad concept with room for many perspectives. In general, it includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, it is a universal human experience—something that touches us all. Religion is a set of texts, practices and beliefs about the transcendent shared by a community, and involves a relationship with God. Spirituality, on … Continue reading Spirituality Rocks!
What gives you happiness in life? The laughter of a child, the unconditional love of a pet, a warm hug from your mom or a wonderful kiss from your lover? The beauty of the nature around you, especially when all the flowers are blooming or a random act of kindness you witness, the first sip of cold water when you are thirsty? These are all … Continue reading Gratitude Leads to a Happier Life
Imagine a man who gives a limitless love and compassion to his wife. A man who makes her laugh multiple times every day, even when the situation is not much laughable. Imagine a man who makes his wife feel cared for, protected, safe, supported, respected, appreciated and loved. That man is my husband. He is my angel without wings. He is my everything, he is … Continue reading Love of my life
Hopefully, you are healthy, both mentally and physically at the moment, but when or if you lose your health you realize how small and meaningless other stuff that you have been making a big fuss about. Hopefully, you have a good job which makes you able to provide for yourself and your family, but when or if you lose it, you see how childish were … Continue reading Taking things for granted…
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
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
Today, I want you to imagine that goodness is coming to you. It could be people, it could be things, it could just be an emotion, it could be the breeze. Whatever it is for you, imagine good things coming to you at this moment. I want you to pull up your dreams and desires. Imagine yourself putting them on a canvass, or on your vision board. Don’t get … Continue reading Imagine
I have touched upon Mindfulness earlier in one of my blog posts as you might remember. And this time, I would like to elaborate a little bit further on the subject. The two most essential components of Mindfulness are; Staying mentally in the moment, which includes focussing on thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surroundings; Accepting thoughts and feelings without judgment. In addition to Meditation, the activities … Continue reading Change how you react emotionally
We each live in an individual environment, that could be seen only from our point of view. No two people can see the same thing when they look at it from different angles and no two people could be on the same angle with each other unless they are one and the same. For that reason, in my opinion, nobody has the right to judge … Continue reading Judging others
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
As you know, December 21st marks the shortest day and longest night of the year – also known as; winter solstice. This year the solstice coming in a state fortified by a full moon occurring less than 24 hours after the solstice, and a meteor shower the following day right after the full moon. The full moon is quite special being this close to winter … Continue reading A Couple of Positivity Rituals for Tonight on Winter Solstice
I know… Change is hard for everyone. We all like to feel safe, which prevents us from going after our dreams. I want to do this but it will be hard, it will require so much work, it will disturb my life, it will shift my comfort zone. It will affect my relationships with people around me, like my spouse, my kids, my family, my … Continue reading You are capable of changing your life
I am not going to suggest that you need to have a New Year’s resolution, my friends. If you want to have one or more, that would be perfectly fine as long as you stick to it. I will ask you a question though; What do you want to make better in your life this coming year? I, for one, will try to be a … Continue reading Give Yourself more Love in the New Year
I have posted an article on LinkedIn about the benefits of meditation earlier this year, and I wanted to bring it up here on my blog too, as, in my opinion, it is extremely important. So, I am going to talk about it and kind of rephrase what I have said in that article once again here. I believe that elevating the standard of our … Continue reading Meditation could change your life
On December 6th, 1995, at 10:15 AM – a Wednesday morning – my son Ali came to this world as a great gift to me. I loved and cherished him every day of his life. Being a parent is quite a different adventure. It is hard to explain. And as an extremely empathetic person, I already am sensitive to others’ sufferings. But when I became … Continue reading Ali
Yesterday, I have said that everything you have or you experience today is the result of what you really wanted to happen consciously or unconsciously. Now I will try to explain my statement. Sometimes you feel negative and anxious, just like something bad is coming your way, and that feeling grows in you affecting everything you think, you do, you experience. Sometimes you feel fear. Fear … Continue reading Expand the Positive
Today is December 3rd, 2018. This is my new blog and you are reading my first post. I am extremely excited about being able to share all the information I have that will help you cleanse both your body and your soul at the same time. After a few difficult months that my husband and I had to endure due to some career problems, I … Continue reading Hello & Welcome!