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?
“One of the most sincere forms of respect is actually listening to what another has to say.” Bryant H. McGill Even though my mom and I have a great connection, that doesn’t stop us from having the following kind of conversations quite often. Mom: – On your way to my place, will you pick Me: – Pick apples and walnuts up? (Because I know that … Continue reading The Art of Communicating
Empathy is the ability to understand the emotions others are experiencing. But if you go one step further, it becomes the ability to feel what another person is feeling. Sometimes it even turns into an extreme reaction to others’ emotions. During my soul searches and my vulnerability self-checks, I have noticed that I was getting too invested in others’ problems. Especially when it’s the people … Continue reading Too much empathy might get toxic for you
The belief that unhappiness is selfless and happiness is selfish is misguided. It’s more selfless to act happy. It takes energy, generosity, and discipline to be unfailingly lighthearted, yet everyone takes the happy person for granted. ― Gretchen Rubin, The Happiness Project What does the word selfish mean to you? It’s not a positive word, right? According to Merriam-Webster Dictionary, selfish is: “concerned excessively or exclusively … Continue reading Selfish, Selfless or Selfful?
2019 is over, and a brand-new decade is ready to begin with the year of 2020. Even the way the word 2020 (twenty-twenty) twirls in one’s mouth is better than in 2019. I already love the year of 2020. Last year around this time, I emphasized the words “Transition & Transformation” in my welcoming blog post for the year 2019. Today, I repeat the same, … Continue reading Happy New Decade!
We are almost there. In a few days, 2019 is ending. Therefore, it is time for us to put on our thinking hats and assess the year that we have consummated. It is time to check the balance of the pluses and minuses the year aggraced us with. In all seriousness, how did 2019 go for you? Challenging? Better than expected? Or not? Busy? Hectic? … Continue reading Goodbye 2019. You have been a good teacher.
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
We’ve all had those perfect moments–when things come together in an almost unbelievable way, when events that could never be predicted, let alone controlled, remarkably seem to guide us along our path. Carl Jung called this phenomenon Synchronicity: “a meaningful coincidence of two or more events, where something other than the probability of chance is involved.” When all stars align and many wonderful things happen … Continue reading Open Yourself to Synchronicities
A long list of factors affects your self-confidence. Such as; your parents, your upbringing, your environment, your beliefs, your past failures and successes, the society, how other people treat you, the media, and your experiences. And when it comes to success, believing in yourself is even more important than being intelligent and talented most of the time. Because if you do not have the self-confidence to … Continue reading Improve your self-confidence with these tips
Today I am turning 50. No joke, literally half a century. No wonder there are lots of things I have difficulty remembering. Well, most probably because some of them happened decades ago, laughing out loud. Throughout the years of my humble life on this beautiful earth, I am quite happy with my accomplishments, most important one being bringing a person, now a nice young man … Continue reading The Big 5-OH
There are so many negative words floating around us. “Hate” is one of them. My close friends and family members know very well that I am allergic to that word. I do not use it and I do not like people around me using it. Most people use and overuse some words without even thinking. Most of them are redundant words, such as the word … Continue reading Remove the word “hate” from your vocabulary
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
Sometimes fear and worries about life, future, economy, global warming, government, money, job security pull us so deep that we might experience difficulty functioning normally. I have a question for you: if you knew that everything would be fine and well at the end, would you still worry that much? Life consists of ups and downs. It does not matter how deep you fall, what … Continue reading Don’t let fear and worry rule your life
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
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
Holding crystals or placing them on your body is thought to promote physical, emotional and spiritual healing. Crystals supposedly do this by positively interacting with your body’s energy field or chakra. In the last few years, crystals have become a staple at fashion shows, popped up on Instagram feeds, and lined the shelves of trendy retail stores. Even though there is no scientific evidence present, many … Continue reading Why should you have crystals around you?
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
This is my latest area of interest; cleansing my body and my environment from negative energy. And the best way of doing this is by fumigating your space with the help of a sage smudge stick. Burning sage, which is also known as smudging, is a spiritual ceremony that is being practiced since ages by the Native Americans. It aims to cleanse the space we … Continue reading Burning Sage to Cleanse Your Space
A survey from the UK about colour and its emotional impact asked 26,000 respondents “to associate specific emotions with specific colours.” They discovered that green is the colour most people associate with the future, purple and orange were tied to luxury and, unsurprisingly, red is aligned with feelings of passion. As for the most relaxing colour? Dark blue is the shade that respondents indicated left … Continue reading Cultures and their Colours
You might have heard the word “Neuroplasticity”. But do you wonder what it means? I am taking this online meditation course, not to become a meditation expert or anything, but to become a more knowledgeable meditator myself. And I have learned that neuroplasticity is the concept of the lifelong ability of the brain to change. New brain cells, also known as neurons, can be created … Continue reading Serious Health Benefits of Meditation