On my journey from London to Mongolia I found my way to Chernobyl in the Ukraine which is the site of the worlds worst nuclear disaster and I realized in that moment that everything could go so wrong so quickly in our lives that we need to be present, because presence is power.
Mindfulness meditation is like any other skill, it takes a little time and effort to learn, but it's surprisingly much easier than you might think. You just need a little guidance and the right resources. Here are 5 tips to get you on the right track, and keep you motivated.
In the end, we may not reach our goals or we may break a resolution. Who cares. Don't kick and scream. Take the road of grace and ease. You may find that while on this road, even though your life did not go according to your plan, what happened instead was even better.
Learn to be alone and you'll never feel lonely. Travel alone. Walk alone. Sleep alone. Eat alone. Sit in darkness alone. It's in the hours and days that you spend alone, where you'll find true love. And you won't find it in a person that comes along, but you'll discover it in yourself.
It's a few days before Christmas--our home is decorated, our cards have been written and mailed, the gifts are wrapped, our Christmas Eve gathering, and Christmas Day dinner are planned, and most important, my Heart is full.
To serve others is to become more receptive and open to ourselves. Each time we assist another we are renewed and strengthened. In such circumstances, giving is also receiving. During this holiday season, keep these ideas in mind the next time you have the opportunity to help someone.
Perhaps we should all reevaluate the true meaning of this time of the year and reintegrate a little fun into the holidays! Follow my seven simple steps to relieve stress and regain inner tranquility during your holiday season.
One of my favorite holidays is Thanksgiving as it is a day when I often find myself in our family room in front of the fireplace enjoying a crackling fire with family and friends. I enjoy giving small gifts that are an expression of Gratitude.
It's the season when extended families come together to celebrate the seasonal holidays. Thanksgiving is upon us, and if popular culture is to be believed, many parents and their adult children look forward to the holiday with a mix of pleasure and worry about how everyone will get along.