The human mind doesn’t like to deal with uncertainty. We want to know what is on the horizon, what will happen next, what we can expect. Because we like to feel secure and security comes with certainty. If we know what will happen, even if it might be something negative, we can get ready for it, we can start the process of accepting it, and … Continue reading Embracing Uncertainty
While meditating, we close our eyes, part of that is the act of temporarily giving up sight, we give up the pleasure of consuming our cell phones, TVs, computer screens. And sometimes as a product of meditation when we open our eyes at the end, we can have a renewed sense of gratitude for our ability to see. We live in a society that tells … Continue reading You have everything you need
Our world is full of stuff… Our home, workplace, car… We are huge consumers, especially with the easiness of shopping online, we buy and buy and buy. We fill our lives with things that we do not really need. Remember a time you have acquired something you really wanted, let us say a brand new expensive car. The moment you get it is when your … Continue reading What can you live without?
One of our mistakes in life is living in the past and replaying again and again and again the unfair and painful actions we had to endure and could do nothing about. We cannot swallow what they said or did to us. Every time we think about it, our heart hurts. Forgiveness is the act of compassionately releasing the desire to punish someone or yourself … Continue reading Forgiveness = Happiness
As you know, December 21st marks the shortest day and longest night of the year – also known as; winter solstice. This year the solstice coming in a state fortified by a full moon coming less than 24 hours after the solstice, and a meteor shower following day right after the full moon. The full moon is quite special being this close to winter solstice … Continue reading A Couple of Positivity Rituals for Tonight on Winter Solstice
On December 6th, 1995 at 10:15 AM – a Wednesday morning – which would be 23 years ago today, my son Ali came to this world as a great gift to me. I loved and cherished him every day of his life. Being a parent is quite a weird thing. And as an extremely empathetical person, I already am very sensitive to others’ sufferings, but … Continue reading Ali