How Meditation Changes Habits and Personality

“Being someone who consistently meditates was not my cup of tea for very many years. Who doesn’t know the wondrous benefits of meditation? But making it a habit was like peeling a tough coconut every day – I knew it is mouth-watering but didn’t have any desire to put forth attempts in savoring it.” The above example completely resonates with…… Read More.

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What is your Attitude?

It happened a few days ago. Despite a regular meditation practice, there are days when I struggle to feel grateful. I feel frustrated, disappointed, jealous, insecure, and just muddled. As humans, we can feel complex emotions. My mind was done with being all calm, happy, and peace loving. It took control. It decided to inject thoughts of everything that is…… Read More.

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Celebrating Life – Way Easier than you Think

I fancy holidays as I truly feel merry and bright. It’s the time when I book a hotel and tickets for a flight, and I’m off to a destination that keeps my laptop away from me. For some time, I defined celebrating life as a period of “days” where I could easily get into the spirit of joy, excitement, and…… Read More.

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An Experiment #HumansOfHeartfulness

I’ve always approached new things with curiosity and an open heart. I would try, test and prove my observations that arose whenever I came across something interesting. I was 21 years old and working in the East Khasi Hills, in Shillong, Meghalaya which is a beautiful hill station in India with lovely weather. Those were the days when I was…… Read More.

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Embracing the New Year

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.

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Dr. Laveena Mehta

Call of the Heart

When one hears the word, “pandemic”, one is gripped with fear. One worries about the safety of their loved ones, unaccomplished deeds and maybe even their own self until one day one realizes that life and death were never in their hands. And yet one continues to go to bed with plans for the next day, a reflection of a…… Read More.

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A Morning Routine for a Productive Day

One should never underestimate what a productive day can do to our mindset. When we’ve had one of these and ticked everything off our ‘to-do’ list, we yearn to find ways to replicate it. After all, who does not like to feel accomplished and satisfied? I recently had an extremely productive day, and that gave me the motivation to go…… Read More.

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Does success lead to crises?

There are several types of crises. There is the mid-life crisis around your fifties; a quarter life crisis where young adults (like me) find themselves overwhelmed at a juncture in their mid-twenties. And in more recent times, the year 2020 is the year of crisis where every day that passes, brings with it an uneasiness of the future for almost…… Read More.

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The Uncertainty of Planning

Are you the sort of person who likes to plan down to every snippet of their day only to realize that your day has made plans for you? Welcome to the club! My safety net is a bullet journal. Keeping track of habits, budget, daily tasks, reading lists, movie lists, etc. everything is penned down in this notebook. I break…… Read More.

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Lessons from Jigsaw puzzle

10 Lessons from a Jigsaw Puzzle

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.

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Tejasree Reddy

Meditation – My ‘GoTo’ Practice #HumansOfHeartfulness

What is the right age to begin meditation? Why does meditation as a hobby become a point of worry for the society? At the age of 15, I came across Heartfulness Meditation. I conveyed this interest towards meditation to my parents but to my disappointment, they didn’t support as I had hoped. Instead, they were a little bothered; thinking I…… Read More.

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Bridging the Gap with Yoga

I have been in education for over fifteen years, mostly working with teenagers. Teenage years are synonymous with peer pressure, complicated further with identity crises; added to that is the pressure to study and perform well, technological distractions and parental expectations. This is also the time when parents start experiencing unfamiliar distancing from their growing child. Suddenly, the warmth and…… Read More.

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