Reading Time: 4 minutes We are taught in schools about intelligence and knowledge. But we are rarely taught about the type of intelligence that we need to develop to navigate through life and connect with other human beings in the most effective manner- emotional intelligence. This is an extremely important skill that is often overlooked.
Reading Time: 5 minutes Being kind to yourself is much more than stopping self judgement. It involves actively comforting yourself like you would a dear friend. It means that you allow yourself to create some space and stay with your pain when it arises and ask yourself “It is difficult for me right now. How can I help and care for myself at this moment?”
Reading Time: 5 minutes Our fast paced lives do not allow us to slow down and relish the pleasures of every day life. It is not conducive to noticing and enjoying the simple joys that are present in our lives only if we pay attention to them. Also, it is really easy to think nowadays in terms of – Who am I to enjoy when others are suffering?
Reading Time: 5 minutes Many of us focus only on the “glass half empty” and complain about all the things that are not the way we want it to be. Unfortunately for us, we end up feeling helpless and disempowered when we do this.
What if you could alter our way of looking at your life?
What if you realised that life owes you nothing?
Most importantly, what if you realised that what you have is actually a GIFT and cannot be taken for granted?
Reading Time: 6 minutes What I find is that most people struggle to let go of a need to control what they really cannot and this makes them miserable. Letting go does not mean losing the knowledge we have gained from the past. The knowledge of the past stays with us. You simply choose to let go of what does not serve you so that you can focus on what really matters.
Reading Time: 6 minutes As we all prepare to resume some kind of “normalcy” post these two months of lockdown, our future is fuzzier than ever. All we really know for sure is that many things will have changed when we reopen, some forever.
"Our life is what our thoughts make it" - Marcus Aurelius, philosopher In many ways, the life that we all had and knew so well is gone forever. There are many changes that have already taken place for all of humanity that some times it becomes difficult to recognise...
Reading Time: 5 minutes By paying attention to what our bodies are trying to tell us (without judgement), we can learn much more than we can ever imagine- indeed, the messages and the mysteries that it holds can be life saving. Unfortunately, most modern societies do not really encourage this.