I love music, dancing, animals, swaying trees and the power of the moon. I also enjoy supporting people who meet their needs authentically, and that is the drive for my work with children and adolescents living in informal settlements. I often find myself searching for meaning in what I do. So far, my search has led me to a personal…… Read More.
“Love is a noble quality that needs to be intensely called upon from deep within the heart. Keep on focusing your life on Love. It is at the root of any process. Yet, Love is not innate in everyone. One has to call on it intensely and make it one’s daily food to quench one’s thirst continuously at the Source.…… Read More.
“The period from 20 to 30 years of age is a time of youth, discovering oneself in the professional sphere, searching for a lifestyle, forming tastes, refining one’s values and habits, searching for a life partner. This is a very significant period in the life of every person– one for discovering inner potential, learning and self-determination and to ask oneself:…… Read More.
When I was 16, I discovered Heartfulness meditation. My practice began with the relaxation technique, followed by meditation for 30 minutes a day. Initially, my experience with meditation was very ordinary, it was more about the enthusiasm of doing something new rather than understanding what it was all about. With the practice, I inculcated valuable things in my life –…… Read More.
I recently had a great conversation the other night with a good friend about the importance of consistency when building habits. It can be easy to try something out for a few days, then table it when we either fall out of habit, feel like it isn’t working for us, or get caught up in distractions. But if we only…… Read More.
Why your bad sleep habits might be costing you, and how to fix them Over the last year, insomnia has risen significantly in the general populace. Although overall stress and anxiety has also increased – both of which can have a negative impact on sleep patterns – other factors such as loss or interruption of routine have also been creating…… Read More.
4 Essential Tips for Exam Wizardry Exams are an unavoidable part of our academic and even professional life. The modern-day workplace with its constant demand for upskilling and updating resumes has made learning and consequently examinations, a continuous part of life’s journey. With three Masters-in-law degrees I have learned a few things which have helped me excel in exams. How…… Read More.
If I had told my 10-year-old self that I would grow up someday to become a content and successful woman, I would have never believed myself then! When I was a child, I was diagnosed with a rare neurological disease called Friedreich’s Ataxia. It affected my walking, my speech, and my heart. It was mentally very, very exhausting. Heartfulness meditation…… Read More.
As an entrepreneur and a mother, I have reaped the many benefits of daily meditation. I ventured into the world of wedding design while at architecture school when I was 19, and 7 years hence, I am married with a child and managing my business parallelly. Born in an Indian family, my exposure to spiritual practice began at 3 years…… Read More.
I stumbled across Heartfulness meditation at the end of 2008 when I was already about 30 years old. At that time, I still didn’t know what I wanted from life, but I knew exactly what I wanted to avoid. Perhaps this was caused by the influence of literary classics and deep dissatisfaction, but with all my being I tried to…… Read More.
A long-distance relationship reminds me of my meditation practice. In the beginning, my partner and I would communicate with each other during random hours. But on some days, we felt frustrated and distracted because of different schedules and the huge difference in time zones. What then worked was finding a suitable hour in our schedule where we could meaningfully connect.…… Read More.
With work from home as the new normal, here are some ways that will help maintain a work-life balance – 1. Create a timetable With no busses or trains to catch, no coworkers getting lunch and coffee, and no packing up to go home at the end of the day, it can be hard to determine when to start and…… Read More.