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Your Life Is Precious

by Shervin on September 23, 2018

You have heard that life is precious and we need to appreciate it. But why, if most of the time we feel less than great about our lives. It is because we have taken many things for granted. Have you thought about odds of you being born? Your parents, grandparents and great grandparents and ancestors […]

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Tomorrow’s Happiness

by Shervin on July 16, 2018

Everyone is chasing the illusive tomorrow’s happiness and they have a great plan for being happy in the future. The plan is something like this: – When I finish my big project then I will be happy – When my illness ends then I will be happy – When this weekend comes then I will […]

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Searching For Love

by Shervin on May 6, 2018

“Your task is not to seek for love but merely to seek & find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.”  ~Rumi What are the barriers that Rumi is referring to? Can it be our limiting beliefs, expectations, past hurts and our arrogance? Love like Sun does not go away. It […]

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Are They Crazy?

by Shervin on April 8, 2018

Have you wondered why so many mystics welcome grief and hardships? What one gains from welcoming them? Are they crazy? Not so. I think there are two important factors to consider: 1- Practicing surrender Surrender shuts off our mind in picking, choosing and judging and allowing us to experience life. This applies in both expanding (i.e. […]

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Stay Connected

by Shervin on February 26, 2018

None of us are perfect and we all have our unique challenges in our lives. Sometimes we feel disappointed at pace of our progress in resolving our issues. Sometimes we may not see any ending to it and need someone else’s help. In such a situation we may feel depressed, question our worth, isolate ourselves and […]

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Take My Pain Away

by Shervin on June 5, 2017

Sometimes we want our emotional pain such as grief, betrayal or fear to be taken away by the Universe and we wonder why it is not so. As a result, we may feel disappointed and discouraged. If you have dealt with children, there are times that children need to learn to walk or ride a […]

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Give a Gift

by Shervin on December 7, 2015

What is an impactful gift that you can give which can create joy, does not cost money and benefits you and others? It is a smile! Have you been on a receiving end of a warm smile from a stranger, in the street, or at a grocery store or at work? How did you feel? […]

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Ask The Question

by Shervin on October 26, 2015

What do you believe about yourself? How did you arrive at those beliefs? What are the emotional and subconscious beliefs about who you are? These hidden beliefs may show up when you feel down, stressed, depressed or while you verbally treat yourself or others unlovingly. Do you have the courage to find out the truth […]

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Nurture Your Heart!

by Shervin on October 12, 2015

We are often nurture ourselves intellectually and forget to nurture ourselves through our heart. We may do all the right things and yet we do not enjoy our lives deeply. What does it mean to nurture ourselves intellectually? You may go to the gym because is good for you not necessary because you want to […]

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Giving Back

by Shervin on May 26, 2013

Do you have a mindset that you have to give back as soon as you receive kindness, an object or a complement? I recall mentioning to a friend that her hair-cut looked nice; she immediately replied that my hair looked good too! This is a simple example that we feel uncomfortable receiving a complement and […]

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