Being in a state of flow

“The best moments in our lives are not the passive, receptive, relaxing times . . . The best moments usually occur if a person’s body or mind is stretched to its limits in a voluntary effort to accomplish something difficult and worthwhile” Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi I have just completed reading the book Stealing Fire written by my friend Steven Kottler from the Flow Research Collective and Jamie Wheal from the Flow Genome … Continue reading Being in a state of flow

Are you ready?

You were born into a society that comes with many pre-installed programs. One of which being “you need to be successful for people to like you.” It starts right at primary school, if not earlier. You immediately begin comparing your progress with the kid sitting next to you. “His writing is neater than mine, and she reads faster than I do. My parents will be … Continue reading Are you ready?

Slow down to speed up

The concept of stillness is an integral part of our lives. Meditation, prayer, mindfulness, reflection and alone time quiet our bodies and minds and help us ease our feelings of anxiety and overwhelm. Though, it is hard to bring ourselves to complete stillness. Because we have learned to rush, do more and do it faster. Do you remember being a little kid when time seemed … Continue reading Slow down to speed up

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

Carpe Diem

“The present is all we have, yet it is the one thing we will never learn to hold in our hands.” ― Madeleine Thien People live in the past, replay every second of unwanted memories, or long for something they want to be or they want to have in the future, but fail to enjoy the most valuable asset we have; the “Now”. You might remember the … Continue reading Carpe Diem

What do you want?

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?