15 Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People

15 Negative Attitudes of Chronically Unhappy People

Unhappiness is toxic. Throughout the years, I’ve learned there are certain traits and habits chronically unhappy people seem to have mastered. But before diving in with you, let me preface this and say: we all have bad days, even weeks when we fall down in all seven areas. “The mind is its own place, and … Read more

Mantra Meditation

Mantra Meditation

Mantra meditation, which predates Buddhism, probably by hundreds of years, can be practiced by anyone and at any time. The power of mantra meditation is it focuses our mind so that it is no longer cluttered with distracting thoughts. This allows us to relax, center ourselves and create a deeper sense of awareness. The origins of … Read more

Goal Setting Activities

Goal Setting Activities

Why Goal Setting Activities are very important in our life? Someone very smart once said, “How we spend our days is how we spend our life”. Life doesn’t usually change overnight (as much as we would often hope it would). It changes because we make little tweaks in our daily habits. Sometimes we do it intentionally. But … Read more

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation?

Are You Making These 11 Mistakes In Meditation

Do you meditate? I do. And meditation is like an heirloom to me. And one day I got a little worried. I didn’t feel much difference. I didn’t feel calm and peaceful like I was supposed to feel. In fact, I didn’t feel anything. Nothing has changed. I was still the irritable, depressed person that … Read more

12 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

12 Things People With Anxiety Want You To Know

Can you imagine living with a feeling of apprehension or fear that could descend on you at any moment without notice? The sense of danger or panic can be momentary or lingering. This sense of powerlessness can even create physical symptoms in the body. What about walking out of the door and all of a … Read more

Easy Ways To Powerful Chakra Meditation: All Things Need-to-Know

Chakra Meditation

Do you know how to practice a chakra meditation? Before we get to the actual chakra meditation, let’s go over what your chakras are exactly.  They are the seven main energy centers in your body. What is Chakra The Sanskrit word Chakra literally translates to wheel or disk. In yoga, meditation, and Ayurveda, this term refers … Read more

14 Profound Excerpts From Classic Literature That Will Change Your Day

Being a passionate reader, whenever I’m feeling uninspired I look to a collection of my favorite literary quotes I keep in a document on my computer. Today was one of those days. As I was re-reading some of these and remembering why I love writing, reading, and the power of words and a good story, … Read more

How To Master & Control Your Emotions Effectively

How To Master & Control Your Emotions Effectively

“I don’t want to be at the mercy of my emotions. I want to use them, to enjoy them, and to dominate them.” ~ Oscar Wilde I’ve been told that I have a fairly broad and deep emotional range. That can be a good thing because it means I feel things with sensitivity, complexity, and … Read more

Gratitude Meditation

Gratitude Meditation

Buddhist monks begin each day with a chant of gratitude for the blessings of their life. Native American elders begin each ceremony with grateful prayers to mother earth and father sky, to the four directions, to the animal, plant, and mineral brothers and sisters who share our earth and support our life. In Tibet, the … Read more

27 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Success and Happiness

27 Self-Awareness Exercises That Fuel Success and Happiness

Self-awareness exercises will help us to become conscious of our primitive and self-destructive thoughts, beliefs, ideas, assumptions, and choices. Then, we become more peaceful, loving, and intelligent beings. Not only do we stop suffering, but the people in our lives stop reacting to our self-imposed misery. Instead, they find more peace. An African proverb says, … Read more