How To Get Started with Mindfulness Meditation: Some Ideas to Help You Establish Your Own Practice

The gift of learning to meditate is the greatest gift you can give yourself in this lifetime. – Sogyal Rinpoche In Mindfulness Meditation: Why You Should Seriously Consider Giving It a Try and Mindfulness Meditation: What Are the Benefits for Your Brain? we learned that having a regular practice is extremely important to improve the …

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Mindfulness Meditation: What Are the Benefits for Your Brain?

One of the key practical lessons of modern neuroscience is that the power to direct our attention has within it the power to shape our brain’s firing patterns, as well as the power to shape the architecture of the brain itself. ― Daniel J. Siegel Once upon a time, prehistoric human beings lived in the wild, …

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Mindfulness Meditation: Why You Should Seriously Consider Giving It a Try

Why do you stay in prison, when the door is so wide open? – Rumi Some of you may be thinking Meditation? It's not for me! or I'm too busy! or even It's too hippyish for me! Have you ever wondered why an increasing number of people are integrating mindfulness meditation into their daily routine? …

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How to Make Self-Love a Practice: Some Ideas to Help You Bloom Into Your Most Authentic Self

This day, I vow to myself to love myself, to treat myself as someone I love truly and deeply - in my thoughts, my actions, the choices I make, the experiences I have, each moment I am conscious, I make the decision I LOVE MYSELF. -- Kamal Ravikant In It All Starts with You! Why Loving Yourself First Is Essential …

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It All Starts with You! Why Loving Yourself First Is Essential

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it. – Rumi In our western society many of us struggle with self-love, considering it selfish. Often we feel inadequate and judge ourselves harshly. We do not even question our self-loathing, assuming …

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Say Yes to Yourself! Set Boundaries

Walls keep everybody out. Boundaries teach people where the door is. -- Mark Groves In Are You Brave Enough to Feel Vulnerable? we learned that connection is the root of healing. However, what can we do to feel safe when interacting with others? Setting boundaries is fundamental. Let's start with a definition. Boundaries are our lists of what’s okay and …

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Are You Brave Enough to Feel Vulnerable?

The walls we build around us to keep sadness out also keep out the joy. -- Jim Rohn Let's assume that in this very moment you could choose how to feel. Would you pick loved, connected, joyful, inspired, hopeful, confident, enthusiastic? I definitely would, probably you too 😉 What about scared, ashamed, broken, anxious, angry, depressed …

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How to Establish a Daily Practice and Change Your Life for the Better

Submit to a daily practice. Your loyalty to that is a ring on the door. Keep knocking and the joy inside will eventually open a window and look out to see who’s there. -- Rumi In Do you Want to Be Happy? Break the Thought Loop and Reconnect to Yourself, we learned that authentic happiness cannot …

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Do You Want to Be Happy? Break the Thought Loop and Reconnect to Yourself

I think and think and think, I‘ve thought myself out of happiness one million times, but never once into it. – Jonathan Safran Foer Everybody wants it, but what does it really mean to be happy? Often we confuse it with excitement and we look for gratification outside ourselves. Very often in the advertisements instead of selling …

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