With a nip in the air, as woolens come out and Christmas trees are lit, the infectious aura of the festive season is felt by one and all. A sense of togetherness and brotherhood prevails as people around the world celebrate, in whatever capacity, the last month of 2020. I sat down to reflect on the year that is ending…… 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.
Staying indoors for the past few months finally gave me time to solve a thousand-piece jigsaw puzzle. There were simple lessons waiting to unfold. No one has an idea of the bigger picture and what it looks like. But because you know it’s a jigsaw puzzle and all the pieces are meant to fit, you’ll keep trying to solve…… Read More.
In spite of our many efforts to live a healthy life, in reality, our modern day lifestyle brings on a lot of stress. Let’s take a moment to observe our structured daily routine. We wake up, do the morning chores, go to work, come home late, eat, sleep, and repeat. If there’s still some time left, we give it up…… Read More.
Browse through any news channel today, and you realize that society is obsessed with the topic of COVID-19. This continuous blaring of updates about the statistics of infected and death, feeds the anxiety of a society that has been exposed to a wide array of apocalyptic movies. Chennai is a city with very high number of COVID-19 positive people and…… Read More.
Every heart, has locked within itself a treasure which when unleashed can prove to be most fruitful not only to oneself but more importantly to the others around it. This treasure that we all hold within our hearts is “COMPASSION”. A compassionate heart is one that is able to love, accept, understand, be gallant and harmonize. (L.A.U.G.H) LOVE A heart…… Read More.
Meditation – In the Time of Loneliness I am not loved by my loved ones. There is no one to bug me. I do not have a friend to meet. Loneliness is when you get these and many such thoughts, that just depict negativity. We always seek a close companionship that supports us in every possible way, celebrates our joys,…… Read More.
Seattle, Washington, March 12, 2020 We are the epicenter of the virus. School and college closures. Social distancing. Empty stores, churches, entertainment venues. Masks. Gloves. Furtive looks between bus riders. Walking on the side of the road to avoid contact with joggers, bicyclists. Wondering how long this will last. Drop in coffee shops, Starbucks closes. Still going to work for…… Read More.
Yoga is many things to many people. For some, it is just a physical exercise, while for others, it is their life’s greatest passion. Many practitioners enjoy the complex formulation and execution of breathing techniques and for others, it is simply a practical means of maintaining good health and wellbeing. Globally, the popularity of yoga in its many forms is…… Read More.
Meditation: A No Cost Holiday Package Who doesn’t like to travel? For some it is snowy mountains or forest treks that tempt them, for others the pristine beaches or the magnificent palaces and forts are a real draw. One thing is clear, the more you travel, the more you crave it – for the soul of a wanderer is always…… Read More.
The world is currently going through a strange and difficult period. For the first time in history, almost every corner of the globe has been hit simultaneously by a crisis. Indeed, some news reports suggest that we may be facing something of the magnitude of the 1930’s Great Depression, or perhaps even worse. In spite of the single, common source…… Read More.
How often have you felt stressed with the demands of life? It seems like countless strings are pulling us in multiple directions, each demanding equal attention. And it doesn’t help that long commutes to work and seemingly endless office hours leave us with very little ‘me’ time. This was one of the biggest challenges for me in developing a regular…… Read More.