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

19 Quick Tips For Better Time Management

Chances are good that, at some time in your life, you’ve taken a time management class, read about it in books, and tried to use an electronic or paper-based day planner to organize, prioritize and schedule your day. “Why, with this knowledge and these gadgets,” you may ask, “do I still feel like I can’t … Read more

How to Embrace Yourself

How to Embrace Yourself

“I am in Love with Love” “and Love is in love with me” “My body is in Love with the soul” “and the soul is in Love with my body” “I opened my arms to Love” “and Love embraced me like a lover” -Rumi- Persian Poet (1207 –1273) Embracing who you are can be scary, … Read more

How to Win and Lose with dignity?

Martin Luther King Jr. has said, “The ultimate measure of a man is not how well he does during times of comfort and convenience, but during times of trials and tribulations.”  Life is full of ups and downs, and everyone is fighting a battle of their own- sometimes they win, sometimes they don’t. Whatever happens … 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

How to Fall in Love with Yourself

How to Fall in Love with Yourself

Everyone’s heard this self-help platitude: We need to love ourselves before we can love anyone else. This may sound wise, but it misses a great truth; if we want to experience true intimacy, we need to be taught to love aspects of ourselves–again and again–by the people around us. Charlie Chaplin is best known today … Read more