To journal. The image of someone sitting at a desk, late at night, with the soft glow of the desk lamp, using a beautifully crafted book with yellow-ish paper and an exquisite pen. Some people I know journal with pens dipped in ink. I love that picture and the romance I associate with it. […]
“My head is like a washing machine. Always busy, never present”.
Most of us know the feeling all too well. We are busy with one thing, yet our thoughts are miles away. And to paraphrase Eckhart Tolle, spiritual teacher and author of The Power of Now, the biggest cause of stress is being ‘here’ when […]
Success. We use the word all the time. We measure what we do, how we are and what we accomplish by our yardstick of success. We use certain standards, outcomes and what happens, as checkpoints whether we are “on track”. Measuring tools and measuring practices are all very good, and all very necessary.
But do […]
Stuck again? Sick of running into brick walls? So stop running into them! Problem is many of us do not even realise we are running towards it. We are unaware of our patterns.
We all have felt stuck at times. One of the most empowering things during transformation is when you start noticing patterns. But […]
There is this great line from Elizabeth Gilbert’s “Eat, Pray, Love” right in the beginning – when Liz is just starting to go through this turmoil about her marriage – where she is in the bathroom and hears a voice: ” Just go back to bed!” No earth-shattering, life changing command, no spooky vision asking her to abandon […]
Are you going through life without awareness? There is an art to becoming fully aware. Here is a quick exercise that may help you to strengthen your “awareness muscles”.
What is awareness?
It is an acute openness and knowing or feeling what is happening around you, but applying your full attention only to where it is […]
So you‘ve reached that point where you’re at peace with yourself and who you are.
You actually like yourself and your body (or rather, you’ve accepted it is and don’t fret so much about it, and you actually use the words “does this make me look fat?” less). You don’t use anything that remotely produces […]