The great Swami Satchidananda always said that we only need to have faith the size of a mustard seed. Such faith proved itself to us in an unusual way.
I do it because this activity has literally transformed my life - it has taken me from a panicking mess with a shaved head and no job...to someone who feels much more clear and confident in the world.
The human race has many achievements to its credit. Today, we take many things for granted that a few generations earlier, nobody had imagined. We are now able to clone living beings and reach anybody in the world instantly. But there are still things that we do not have clear answers to.
So I went to the party as an experiment, not in pretending to be confident, but rather in seeing what would happen if I stopped lending credence to my "I'm shy" theory. I had such a great time that my wife had to drag me away from the party (pretty much a first for us), and a whole host of new experiences became available to me.
If you still want to one day walk down the aisle, here are four tips to avoid the pre-engagement blues:
Your comfort zone consists of all the things in life that you've already experienced and become okay living with on a daily basis. The skills you've mastered? Comfortable. The success you've achieved? Comfortable. The friends you've connected with? Comfortable. Anything new you want? Uncomfortable.
Try and assess the ratio of positive to negative comments you make to each other. Chances are, you may need to make some adjustments in that regard, if you value your significant other and hope to celebrate many more love and romance-filled Valentine's Days together.
Here are 21 quick ideas to share affection with the people who matter to you most. Because who doesn't love feeling loved?
"If you obligate yourself to think positively or risk feeling like a moral failure, you may not respond so positively to this unfair requirement. You want positive thinking and success to be a healthy choice, not a burden."
When I hear someone say, "I got dumped" I cringe. Why? Because the word "dumped" sounds really harsh, mean and insensitive.
Collect the energy for the new movements in your life, your world, your universe. For the day when the "in between" will have given birth to the dance of life.
Facing the holiday solo doesn't necessarily have to lead to reckless behavior. Stay mentally strong and face Valentine's Day with courage. Here are three ways to bolster your mental strength as the big day draws near:
Adopting an attitude of gratitude helps us to be lighter in life so we can see the humor and joy in our moments. It also helps us to recognize what a gift and privilege it is to be here alive in the world.
Effective listening will benefit you at work, school, and as you go about your day. One of the best results, though, is cultivating deeper relationships with more insight and greater opportunities. Here are a few advantages you'll experience when paying close attention to your loved ones: