It seems like in this Coronavirus Crisis we are all at a point where we have to make sacrifices for the wellbeing of everyone. We are feeling the weight of uncertainty and worries on our shoulders. Some of us try to stay positive, encourage positivity as much as we can, and keep fear in an arms’ length. It is a fact that being indoors, feeling … Continue reading Life After Coronavirus Pandemic
It feels like we are living in a time of madness. Fear is everywhere, and desperation is the leading theme. We are feeling panic about the Coronavirus, uncertainty related to the upcoming elections in the US, worries concerning the inhumane conditions of millions of refugees around the world, and we are horrified about the unprecedented momentum of global warming. What will happen to the economy … Continue reading Collective Anxiety
Self-realization makes us humble. Replace temper with compassion. The more innocent you are, the more blissful you will be. Shri Mataji Nirmala Devi I think it was around early 2009, I have attended Sahaja Yoga sessions in Hamilton Ontario for a few months. I wanted to continue but had other pressing priorities at the time. Now, unfortunately, that location does not have “in-person” classes but … Continue reading Explore your Spiritual Path with Sahaja Yoga
“A lot of thoughts keep coming”, “I can’t stand still”, “Am I doing it right?”. Do you have such thoughts during your meditation? If you do, know that you are not alone. These are the questions we hear from almost all new meditators. We all had these concerns, and even years later they can still emerge somehow. But please don’t give up. In fact, these … Continue reading Managing Unrest and Impatience During Meditation
Exactly one year ago, as a very proud mother, I attended my son’s convocation ceremony. As they do for every graduation event, the university invited a well-accomplished leader in their subject to give a speech and to get the title of honorary Ph.D. for his accomplishments. When he started giving his speech, which was extremely inspiring especially for newly graduate young people in the room, … Continue reading What is your life purpose?
According to my astrologic map, I am doing fine in terms of water, earth and air elements but a little low in the fire compartment. Therefore; my friend who reviewed my map suggested me to light a candle, every night if possible, to make up for the missing fire element. So, I have been doing that lately. But of course, as a curious person, I … Continue reading Light a Candle Tonight
Children, especially toddlers, love to imitate their parents. They want to wear what their parents wear, they want to talk the way their parents talk, they admire their parents so much so that, they think whatever their parents do is the best (until they become teenagers, at which point their parents become the least knowledgeable source for them for a long while). That’s exactly why … Continue reading Plant the seed – teach your kids to meditate
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