Even a disaster could have a silver lining

“Always walk through life as if you have something new to learn and you will.” Vernon Howard  The other day, on the radio, I’ve heard a grocery store manager say that the most selling products in their store since the beginning of the COVID-19 crisis were baking goods. Why? Because people who would never have time to bake, now had time to do it. They … Continue reading Even a disaster could have a silver lining

Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Yourself

Your life partner whom you can never run away from is not your spouse, your child, your parent or your friend. It’s yourself. If this is a reality, which you and I both know it is, then why not to have a better relationship with yourself? Because, as you deepen your relationship with yourself, your self-love grows. And accordingly, the quality of your life improves. … Continue reading Tips to Improve Your Relationship with Yourself

How is your sleep these days?

I don’t know if you also feel the same way, but since the novel coronavirus pandemic related social isolation started, our routines at home went out the window. The waking and sleeping hours have been turned upside down. Because we avoid going out as much as we can, we are not very active. Additionally, it’s hard to find too many new things to do in … Continue reading How is your sleep these days?

Managing Unrest and Impatience During Meditation

“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

Dreamcatcher

Recently I have run into a street market close to where I live. While I was walking around, browsing, I have met with an elderly First Nations lady who was selling dreamcatchers that she made. Our chat was very heartwarming and informative. I have bought an Abalone shell to burn my sage smudge stick in and also a lovely dreamcatcher. My dear husband immediately hung … Continue reading Dreamcatcher

Plant the seed – teach your kids to meditate

Children, especially toddlers, love to imitate their parents. They want to wear what their parents wear, they want to talk the way their parents talk, they admire their parents so much so that, they think whatever their parents do is the best (until they become teenagers, at which point their parents become the least knowledgeable source for them for a long while). That’s exactly why … Continue reading Plant the seed – teach your kids to meditate

Meditation at Work

Imagine the company you are working at is providing you with daily on-site meditation sessions. When you come to work, you practice guided meditation together with your colleagues, before you start your workday. Wouldn’t you like that? It might sound like a utopia but it seems like this is a powerful incentive valued by some of the smartest companies nowadays. Recent studies show that companies save … Continue reading Meditation at Work

Secret to falling asleep in two minutes

If your profession requires you to be rested and alert at all times and getting the sleep you need is extremely important. Be it a hard working surgeon, or a pilot, or a manufacturing worker dealing with heavy machinery, or a soldier in a combat line. How would you make sure you get the sleep you should, in order to function properly during the hours … Continue reading Secret to falling asleep in two minutes

Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

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

Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?

The year is starting off with an exciting lunar event. On the night of Sunday, January 20th, (tonight), until the early hours of Monday, January 21st, we will experience a Super Blood Wolf Moon. A long and interesting name right? But why it is called so? According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Native Americans and colonial Europeans always called January’s full moon The Wolf Moon, … Continue reading Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?

Get better sleep with these breathing techniques

In order to have a productive day, we all need a good night’s sleep obviously. Sometimes it is so easy to fall asleep and stay asleep all night until the alarm clock goes off. When that happens, ideally every night, we get up as a rested person, with a more positive outlook for the coming day. But if we did not have a good sleep, … Continue reading Get better sleep with these breathing techniques

Anxiety recedes with the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

It feels like anxiety became a solid part of our lives, with the amount of stress we all experience every day at home, at work, at school, in traffic, during Christmas shopping at the crowded mall. It might get unbearable sometimes and dealing with it is not the easiest either, as anxiety is a stubborn feeling. Once it settles down in you, never wants to … Continue reading Anxiety recedes with the Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)