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Isha Judd
Isha Judd’s latest book and movie, "Why Walk When You Can Fly?" explain her system for self-love and the expansion of consciousness.

Internationally renowned as an ambassador for peace, Isha is originally from Australia. She has lived in South America since 2000, where she has built a large following as a writer and teacher, and an NGO devoted to sharing her work throughout the world. Isha's programs have been introduced to children, businesspeople, politicians, and others from all over the world. She has special programs for prisoners and those with disabilities, and has received support from the Colombian authorities to teach ex-guerilla soldiers as part of the process of reintegrating them into society. Her website is She lives in Uruguay.

Entries by Isha Judd

Uniting Nations Through the Innocence of Children

(3) Comments | Posted November 4, 2014 | 9:09 AM

When we are small we are free children; when we grow up, we become frightened children.

Last week, I had the honor of visiting the United Nations in New York, where I participated in a Global Citizen Forum event sponsored by the United Nations Alliance of Civilizations (UNAOC)...

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Music for Peace

(2) Comments | Posted April 3, 2014 | 5:42 PM

Since time immemorial, humanity has used music to communicate. Expressing sentiments and feelings in ways words often cannot, music is a way of reaching out and sharing our hearts. Transcending cultural and social boundaries, music speaks to us beyond the constraints of language. Music has always been closely tied to...

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The Global Citizen Forum

(0) Comments | Posted March 26, 2013 | 4:25 PM

On January 1 I was invited to speak at an interfaith summit of religious leaders in New Delhi. Organized by Dr B.K. Modi, a renowned Indian businessman and humanitarian who was instrumental in the founding of the UN's World Council of Religious Leaders, the event convened leaders of all the major religions of India in an attempt to...

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Soldiers of Peace

(6) Comments | Posted February 19, 2013 | 3:39 PM

On February 5, I visited the 24th military zone in the state of Morelos, Mexico, where I taught 200 members of the Mexican armed forces my system for inner peace. I have shared these simple teachings with people from many different walks of life, including high-security prisoners, ex-guerrilla soldiers and...

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Addicted to Sex?

(4) Comments | Posted April 30, 2012 | 2:19 PM

Addictions come in many shapes and sizes. Some are more obvious, such as drug or alcohol addiction; others we may not commonly consider to be addictions, such as the addiction to being right, or to receiving approval. Yet all addictions have this in common: They are an attempt to escape...

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Releasing the Past

(4) Comments | Posted March 26, 2012 | 5:39 PM

Many of us have been through ordeals we would have rather avoided in life. How can we overcome the pain and disillusionment they leave in their wake?

Firstly, allow yourself to feel the emotions that come up in relation to what happened. These feelings will come with memories, sometimes...

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Growing Together in Love

(3) Comments | Posted March 23, 2012 | 6:50 AM

A relationship based in mutual growth is a wonderful adventure of discovery.

To cultivate a deeper sense of self, to develop the values of integrity, honesty and transparency; to uncover the life force that beats within each of us and inspires us to be the best we can be as...

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Do You Discriminate? 4 Ways to Find Out

(3) Comments | Posted September 26, 2011 | 8:11 AM

In honor of last week's World Peace Day, let me begin this column with an excerpt from the UNESCO website: "Since wars begin in the minds of men, it is in the minds of men that the defense of peace must be constructed."

Last week's celebration brought a multitude...

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Celebrate the Lives of Those We Lost

(2) Comments | Posted September 9, 2011 | 8:44 AM

Just days before the 10th anniversary of the mortifying September 11 attacks, a plane crash off the coast of Chile rocks a nation, and here in Uruguay we are all reminded of the pain and sorrow of loss. It reminds us of the unpredictability of life, how every day surprises...

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Is There More to Love Than Sex and Romance?

(2) Comments | Posted September 2, 2011 | 3:22 PM

For most of us, the search for the ideal partner has become an obsession: the principle goal in our quest for love. Yet our relationships often peter out after the brief fireworks of romance. Then the false hopes of the mind are exposed for what they truly are -- an...

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Unconditional Motherhood: The Path to Loving Yourself?

(2) Comments | Posted July 4, 2011 | 11:03 AM

For most of us, our mother is the earliest and most significant influence in life. She is likely our first encounter with unconditional love. The service and selfless giving that mothering universally represents are qualities that we all must learn to emulate on our journey to self-realization.

In order to...

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Thinking Outside the Box

(1) Comments | Posted May 23, 2011 | 5:43 PM

Are you a rigidly structured person? Do you feel trapped within your own ideas, as if you were in a box? If so, the big question is, are you ready to change?

Just becoming aware of this rigidity within yourself is a very good thing; until you are aware of...

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Moving Beyond Fear

(4) Comments | Posted May 20, 2011 | 8:36 AM

In order to free ourselves from fear, we must leave behind that which we understand and face what lies beyond: we must make the unknown, known.

If we stay within the confines of knowledge, we can never experience our full capacity. Even Einstein was aware of the limits of the...

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Japan's Disaster: A Spiritual Perspective

(2) Comments | Posted March 30, 2011 | 11:39 AM

Over the last few weeks, catastrophe and conflict have jostled for attention on newsstands around the world. It has been a periods of great confusion and uncertainty, but also a reminder of just how connected we all are. When tsunami alerts reached the coasts of so many different countries, it...

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Victim or Creator?

(12) Comments | Posted March 19, 2011 | 12:19 PM

In life, attitude is everything. The circumstances that have shaped our lives are as unique and individual as our personalities -- no two are the same. Yet our ability to grow as individuals, to evolve into more compassionate, loving and conscious people, depends not on what has happened to us,...

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Overcoming Shyness

(2) Comments | Posted February 26, 2011 | 11:49 AM

When shyness overshadows our talents, we miss out on opportunities to grow and advance. We become trapped in a vicious circle of insecurity and frustration.

Shyness is often masked as disinterest or indifference, yet its root is much deeper.

If we go deep into the feeling of shyness, we will...

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What Is Missing in This Moment?

(1) Comments | Posted January 18, 2011 | 5:50 PM

We are never completely satisfied with what is happening in this moment. In fact, the idea that we need something that is not present right now is the root of our discontent. Even when we achieve everything we always wanted, we feel there is something missing. Why? Because we are...

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Giving and Receiving

(1) Comments | Posted November 30, 2010 | 1:22 AM

The disparity of giving and receiving is often the cause of conflict in a relationship. There is almost always one who gives, gives, gives, and then is disappointed when nothing comes in return, and another who takes, takes, takes, but cannot truly appreciate what they are receiving. Resentment ensues, and...

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How to Overcome Insecurity

(5) Comments | Posted November 3, 2010 | 11:39 AM

The modern world is an uncertain place. Sliding stock markets and new technologies transform society at a dizzying pace, and no one can say what tomorrow will bring. Of course, this has always been true: the future has always been marked by uncertainty; such is the mystery of life. But...

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Are You Like Your Mother?

(1) Comments | Posted October 8, 2010 | 3:02 PM

Our mothers influence us more than anyone else in our lives. Even in adulthood, as the years go by, their legacy lives on within.

Some of us adore our mothers, others fight or compete with them. Some are attached, others cannot bear to even speak to them. But no matter...

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