Originally, this post was going to revolve around the story behind the following quote: “It’s okay to be afraid, but never fear.” But, as of yesterday, this quote applied to my life — yet again — in a very big way. I dropped my Finite Math course yesterday because there was no longer any chance … Read moreA Few Thoughts on Fear.
I have collected here 10 of my favorite short Zen stories. Some of them are easy to understand, others need more time to ponder at, but all of them are deeply inspirational. 1. A Useless Life A farmer got so old that he couldn’t work the fields anymore. So he would spend the day just … Read more10 Delightful Zen Stories That Illustrate Important Truths
We are so hard on ourselves, I just realised I constantly think I’ve not done enough, helped myself enough. Beating myself up for making silly mistakes that in all fairness do not constitute as real mistakes in life! I have read over a few self help books that I began at the start of the … Read morePulling Through
For well over two thousand years frugality and simple living have been recommended and praised by people with a reputation for wisdom. Philosophers, prophets, saints, poets, culture critics, and just about anyone else with a claim to the title of “sage” seem generally to agree about this. But what frugal living is all about? What is … Read moreWhat is The Wisdom of Frugality?
Ah, anxiety. It’s a big (well, perhaps medium-sized) scary word that countless people are familiar with, either because they suffer from it themselves or know somebody who does. In the hustle and bustle of the modern age, it’s easy to forget that anxiety still plagues many of us. Indeed, some might even say that it … Read more16 Struggles Only Girls With Anxiety Will Understand
Swallowing my pride and started the process of forgiving myself first , because I allowed myself to be placed in the victim category and I have lived there dormant for some many years . Not realizing that I have attracted these energies to myself by thinking so awful about my life about my luck and … Read moreforgiveness …….
People struggling with chronic pain or other medical conditions can use healing meditation to feel better in body and spirit. Some report dramatic results from healing meditation, while others simply appreciate the reduction in stress that comes from sitting quietly and focusing the mind. If you were to ask me what the most important experience … Read moreHealing With the Power of Meditation: How to Heal Your Body With Your Mind
You may write me down in history With your bitter, twisted lies, You may tread me in the very dirt But still, like dust, I’ll rise. Does my sassiness upset you? Why are you beset with gloom? ‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells Pumping in my living room. Just like moons and like … Read more“Still I Rise” by Maya Angelou
How to find inner peace? It’s a question often asked, but rarely answered in a satisfying way. Some say peace of mind lies in security. Some say it’s about de-cluttering, and finding stillness and calm in life. Some say it’s about acceptance and letting go. I say it’s all about what you do. What is Inner … Read moreHow to Find Inner Peace In Your Life
Guilt is good. Yes! Guilt actually encourages people to have more empathy for others, to take corrective action, and to improve themselves. Self-forgiveness after guilt is self-essential to esteem, which is key to enjoying life and relationships. Yet, for many, self-acceptance remains elusive because of unhealthy guilt. Unhealthy guilt causes anger and resentment, not only … Read moreHow to Forgive Yourself: Learning to Accept Yourself