Author Archives: Shervin

About Shervin

Author, Teacher, Poet, Engineer

The Roles We Play

Whatever temporary roles we are playing, whether we like them or not, can help us become a better or a bitter version of us
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Reflecting On Valentine’s Day

It is very desirable to be able to share care and love with those who we enjoy their company. However, we need to keep in mind the person who is responsible for making us feel loved, is ourselves!  It is the … Continue reading

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Junk Food of Soul

Do you consume junk food? If no, how do you manage staying off junk food? When I was younger I used to consume junk food. Later on, I realized that eating junk food makes me agitated. I am no longer … Continue reading

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As IF

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Happy 2021!

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Two Weeks

With holidays, there is always a question: what are you planning to do the next two weeks? Last week, a friend asked me that question. I did not have a fixed plan. I could work or take some time off, … Continue reading

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The Day

We sometimes seek approval from outside to feel worthy and loved. Poem below reflects on when we decide to change the focus of our seeking.                                —————————————————— The day that I connected with the one who has always walked in … Continue reading

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Emotional Attachment

The word attachment feels hot and the word detachment feels cold and impersonal. They both may be used as a tool for survival and both are not healthy in the long term. I like to focus on emotional attachment. Emotional … Continue reading

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Our Relationships

All of our joys and hurts are due to our relationships! Why would anyone want to be in a hurtful relationship? It does not logically make sense. Take an inventory of your hurtful relationships in the past (or at the … Continue reading

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Forgiveness: An Act of Self-love

Let go and become peaceful. Letting go of certain events and behaviors are easy, but some are not. We can easily let go of the behavior of a stranger than a friend or a family member. Why? Because we have … Continue reading

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How Are You Using Your Gifts?

Why are humans in general “superior” to animals? It is due to the proper use of their gift of mind/memory and imagination. When humans use their mind and imagination correctly, they can create magnificent things and help many.   What makes humans … Continue reading

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Survival Mode

Have you wondered why people do things that are not in their best interest? They may even agree that their behavior is not healthy and still do it! It is like something else drives them. What if this driving force … Continue reading

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Do You Love Yourself?

For some of us, this topic may be an abstract subject or be considered a selfish discussion. Let us consider a loving relationship among two people. What are some outcomes of such a relationship? • They bring the best in … Continue reading

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Be True to Yourself

For a minute, imagine that you are a small Sun. What are your roles and responsibilities? Will you stop shining if you are surrounded by dark clouds? Will you please others at the expense of deviating from your essence? Will … Continue reading

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Preserving Your High Vibration

These days, with unusual chaos and uncertainty, it is becoming obvious that keeping a high vibration is requirement for thriving at spiritual, mental and physical level. High vibration is a natural state when you are connected to your core and … Continue reading

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Love and Respect

Do love and respect go together? Can you love yourself and have no respect for self? Can you love  the environment and not to respect it by damaging it? Can you love someone and not show respect by not being … Continue reading

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Sources of Energy Drain

We have a finite amount of energy and we need to preserve our energy as much as possible. The higher our energy, the more loving, happy and calm we are. We are also more productive in such a state. I … Continue reading

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Change and Chaos

How do we respond in times of change and chaos? Put it mildly, many things are uncertain. Many of pillars that we rested our peace of mind on may be gone or crumbling. We may dread watching the news. Our … Continue reading

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Love and Action

“Love without action is meaningless and action without love is irrelevant.” – Deepak Chopra Action and love need to go together (with awareness) for our spiritual growth. What are some actions related to love? · Acceptance of the other person- it … Continue reading

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Tribute To A Friend

Last Wednesday, a friend texted me with a sad news. He broke the shocking news that our common friend, Balmiki, who I have worked with in two companies – has unexpectedly passed away. Bakmiki, was one of my few friends … Continue reading

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