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
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
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
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?
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
There are many common examples of physical reactions to stress that everybody recognizes. They are often minor and inconsequential, such as the shake of the groom’s hand when he tries to put the ring on his bride’s finger. Every one of us has, at one time or other, responded physically to emotion, so much so that we do not give it a second thought. Think of … Continue reading Psychosomatic disorders – accepting and dealing with them
For children and young people, the extent of their potential to be successful has been explained according to their intellectual intelligence (IQ) level for many decades. People with a high IQ level were believed to have high learning, decision making and application skills. Then, in the mid-1990s, we started to believe that people with high emotional intelligence (EQ) would be more successful, happier, and more … Continue reading What is your NQ level?
You have a relationship with someone, anyone, and this is a regular relationship, like the one you have with the teacher of your child, or your next door neighbour, or your colleague at work. You know this person but not very closely, and you keep a good rapport with them as there is not any problem between you and them. Until one day you say … Continue reading To really know someone, get them mad
Definition of Mental Wellness, according to the World Health Organization, is defined as “a state of well-being in which the individual realizes his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to his or her community.” Especially around the Holiday Season, Mental Wellness becomes an important topic, as the blues that come … Continue reading Holiday Season and Mental Wellness
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
“To educate yourself for the feeling of gratitude means to take nothing for granted, but to always seek out and value the kindness that will stand behind the action. Nothing that is done for you is a matter of course. Everything originates in a will for the good, which is directed at you. Train yourself never to put off the word or action for the … Continue reading What are you grateful for?
As you might have figured it out considering the themes of my previous posts, I like writing about wellness and what to do to get more of it for ourselves. There are so many easy ways to get a little bit more piece of mind, but, I would think, the easiest one of them is taking deep breaths actually. Something so simple, yet so important, that … Continue reading Breath, just breath…
In most cultures, people are thought to worry about everything. It is something passed along from generation to generation and it is like a part of our being. Not that our ancestors wanted us to worry, they were the ones worrying about things, and following generations just learned it from them and followed their habit of worrying. With the level of stress growing as a … Continue reading Stop worrying, please
If you would close your eyes, would you be able to make a list of ten objects that are in the room? How was the last meal you had? Did you just eat or really enjoyed it? Could you notice the taste, texture, and temperature of the food, or did you just swallowed it without even chewing your bites properly? After the meal realized that … Continue reading Mindfulness: Being in the moment
We all experience small miracles in our lives, don’t we? Something wonderful that we want very much manifests all of a sudden. Bringing joy and stupefaction with it, while we cannot believe it actually happened. I am quite a passionate person. In the past, when I wanted something, it would become my main focus day in, day out. I would not be able to think … Continue reading What do you want?