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“My phone rang, and although it wasn't a sinister time of night, and although nothing had happened that I would later see as foreshadowing, I knew, I knew.” ― Hanya Yanagihara, A Little Life This morning I woke up from a vivid dream where a man was carefully setting charges to blow up a bridge. …
Dear readers, My internet is down, so I hope that you will forgive me for reposting one of my previous holiday blogs. As soon as I'm back online, I'll create some brand new content just for you. via A tale of two [kinds of] Santas
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The pain of parting is nothing to the joy of meeting again. -- Charles Dickens, Nicholas Nickleby If you're one of my loyal readers, you may have noticed that I haven't posted for a while. I got the flu five weeks ago and it turned my world upside down. For several days, I was certain …
Rahul Yuvi reached out and asked me to reblog this post. He is a fellow seeker and meditator and, as such, has some interesting thoughts and insights about meditation.
I hope that you enjoy this post and are able to incorporate some of his ideas into your meditation practice if you have one. And if you don’t, may this post inspire you to start one.
While on the spiritual journey , our mind or brain (or whatever you may like to call it) keeps on raising various questions or doubts . For those , who despite all these distractions & play of mind continue to be on the path of Dhyan , most (if not all ) of these doubts get cleared by themselves in due course . However , unfortunately , for many,these doubts,these confusions & misconceptions raised by mind end up being the reasons to deviate or to completely turn back from Meditation .
While I am not a Guru and certainly not an enlightened being , but luckily , the nature or the divine has helped me to continuously be on this auspicious path of seeking thyself for quiet sometime now. The very purpose of writing this blog is to answer, based on my own experience , some of the …
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It's 7:13 p.m. on Labor Day. The three-day weekend draws to a close and I'm just sitting down to write this week's post. Saturday, I rested. Or at least I rested as much as I ever allow myself to rest. I ran an errand at Union Square, checked out the Hester Street Fair, went to …
Mindfulness means paying attention in a particular way; on purpose, in the present moment, and nonjudgmentally. -- Jon Kabat-Zinn As my loyal readers (you know who you are!) may remember, I see a biofeedback therapist every week. Actually, I'm lucky enough to …
The following post was written by spiritualjourney17. It really made me think. If you enjoy it, please “like” it and leave a comment on spiritualjourney17’s blog.
“Joy is what happens to us when we allow ourselves to recognize how good things really are” Marianne Williamson
What brings you joy? It might be something you used to have in your life that put a smile on your face such as music, scrap booking, art, dance or writing poetry. Whatever it is, just thinking about doing more of this should make your heart sing.These are the things that fully engaged you, causing you to be present in the moment, not feeling depressed about the past or anxious about the future.
It’s important to give yourself permission to take time for yourself. If you need to make a few changes in your life, that’s ok. You’re worth it. Try to make it possible for you to do something you enjoy. With these new experiences and learnings your outlook today may be better than yesterday.
With change. We learn. We…
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