Plant the seed – teach your kids to meditate

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

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Spirituality Rocks!

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!

Meditation at Work

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

Vitamin “N”

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”

Burning Sage to Cleanse Your Space

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

Metamorphosis of mental health across generations

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

Serious Health Benefits of Meditation

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

Help yourself with positive affirmations

You might already know the definition of an affirmation; it is a short powerful statement that is aimed at helping you to be in conscious control of your thoughts. Studies show that each of us has over 45,000 thoughts a day and 80% of those thoughts are fairly negative. Affirmations bring the subconscious thoughts to the surface and make them conscious and therefore we become consciously … Continue reading Help yourself with positive affirmations