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
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
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
The year is starting off with an exciting lunar event. On the night of Sunday, January 20th, (tonight), until the early hours of Monday, January 21st, we will experience a Super Blood Wolf Moon. A long and interesting name right? But why it is called so? According to The Old Farmer’s Almanac, Native Americans and colonial Europeans always called January’s full moon The Wolf Moon, … Continue reading Super + Blood + Wolf Moon?
I have touched upon Mindfulness earlier in one of my blog posts as you might remember. And this time, I would like to elaborate a little bit further on the subject. The two most essential components of Mindfulness are; Staying mentally in the moment, which includes focussing on thoughts, feelings, sensations, and surroundings; Accepting thoughts and feelings without judgment. In addition to Meditation, the activities … Continue reading Change how you react emotionally
Have you ever heard of the ancient Hawaiian healing system Ho’oponopono? It is essentially a process of letting go of toxic energies within you to allow the impact of divine thoughts, words, deeds, and actions. I have found out about this phenomenon through a newspaper article a few years ago. I was quite intrigued by it and kept reading, started practicing. This way of thinking says that … Continue reading It is “You”, not “Them” – and you can fix it