The Unofficial Psychology of Travels
Certain experiences are just so much nicer and more exciting than others. What makes them such? And can we have more of that in our lives?
Are You Honouring Your Friends?
When we think of empowerment, let’s not forget the ones closest to us. Let’s listen to them, acknowledge their struggles and honour them. What an amazing source of empowerment that can be! Just like we are to others.
The Mind Is Not to Be Trusted — But Its Observer Is
Working with our minds isn’t easy. But maybe we’re approaching this work in a wrong way? Listen to what Michael Singer has to say about mindfulness — and what beautiful metaphor he presents to us.
Can We Drop One Basic But Important Expectation?
Have you ever assessed your source of unhappiness and found it to be something rather ridiculous? Even when it’s something real? If we deepen our mindfulness practice – or simply use this reminder – we can experience more freedom and lightness, even when we’re in pain.
COVID Lessons, Year 2
“Happy 2-year COVID anniversary!” I thought to myself recently. And decided to do a quick episode on it.
Something to Open Our Hearts
I think that sometimes someone’s presence and kind words are enough to remind us that a life of love and inner peace is possible. On the first day of this year – or on any other day – we can get that radiating kindness from Thich Nhat Hahn.
The Pandemic Sucks. Its Lessons Don’t, Though
The COVID 19 pandemic has been one rough ride. Let’s make sure we are extracting all the knowledge, all the learnings we can from it – especially since it’s been so painful to gain them.
Day 7: Generosity
If you don’t see yourself as a generous person, the good news is that it’s not an innate quality. It’s a practice, which means we can work on it.
Day 6: Intention
Just for today, let’s replace ‘purpose’ with ‘intention.’ Then, choose what serves you. And stick with it.
UNLOCKED IN A LOCKDOWN: You’re Invited!
It’s not a challenge, really (I’ve only chosen a trendy), but an invitation to open ourselves up to one single concept each day, to think about it more deeply, and see what it does to us. What it unlocks. Kindness, compassion, courage, and everything that comes with them.