Spirituality is a broad concept with room for many perspectives. In general, it includes a sense of connection to something bigger than ourselves, and it typically involves a search for meaning in life. As such, it is a universal human experience—something that touches us all. Religion is a set of texts, practices and beliefs about the transcendent shared by a community, and involves a relationship with God. Spirituality, on … Continue reading Spirituality Rocks!
After a short break, spent with my loved ones, including but not limited to my mom, my son and my amazing husband, I am back. I missed interacting with you and have lots to share, discuss and review. As you can tell from the title of my blog post, today’s subject is our precious, smart, extremely observant children. They come to this life with huge … Continue reading Mindfulness and Children
Imagine the company you are working at is providing you with daily on-site meditation sessions. When you come to work, you practice guided meditation together with your colleagues, before you start your workday. Wouldn’t you like that? It might sound like a utopia but it seems like this is a powerful incentive valued by some of the smartest companies nowadays. Recent studies show that companies save … Continue reading Meditation at Work
Richard Louv’s book “Vitamin N (‘N’ is for Nature)” discusses successfully the health-oriented benefits and healing focused potential of mother nature. But I would like to elaborate on another aspect of it today, and use the “Vitamin N” title, just because I love the idea of calling nature as an essential supplement for a healthy and happy life. After explaining the title of my little … Continue reading Vitamin “N”
This is my latest area of interest; cleansing my body and my environment from negative energy. And the best way of doing this is by fumigating your space with the help of a sage smudge stick. Burning sage, which is also known as smudging, is a spiritual ceremony that is being practiced since ages by the Native Americans. It aims to cleanse the space we … Continue reading Burning Sage to Cleanse Your Space
I remember my late maternal grandmother as a very positive person, who loved to cook for her whole family, who loved to have family and friends over all the time, and also make a difference in others’ lives as much as she could with the limited resources she had. She got married to my grandfather at the age of 17, had four daughters, and a … Continue reading Metamorphosis of mental health across generations
You might have heard the word “Neuroplasticity”. But do you wonder what it means? I am taking this online meditation course, not to become a meditation expert or anything, but to become a more knowledgeable meditator myself. And I have learned that neuroplasticity is the concept of the lifelong ability of the brain to change. New brain cells, also known as neurons, can be created … Continue reading Serious Health Benefits of Meditation