Category Archives: Feelings

Reflection on Stress

Stress in general is mainly due to events happening against our will or events having ambiguous/unknown outcomes or events being void of meaning to us. Our mindset is critical in dealing with stress. Life happens and we sometimes have minimal control … Continue reading

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Pain a Cure to be Present

Don’t get lost in your pain, know that one day your pain will become your cure. ~ Rumi Most people do not appreciate all the blessings they have. They take their blessings for granted and they become busy wanting more and plant … Continue reading

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Questioning Our Assumptions

One thing that can bring us peace of mind is dropping our worst case assumptions and guesses. Believing that our assumption is correct, while there are many possibilities, can only bring us torment. This issue can show up in our … Continue reading

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Wardrobe Change

Have you ever caught yourself saying, today is going to be a miserable day and you were correct?  Have you ever predicted a great day and you were correct?  We may not have control over events in our daily life; however, how … Continue reading

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What Do You Need?

What do you need? This is one of the most intimate questions we may ask ourselves or others. It is a much different question than what are your plans for the future or questions to reflect on the past, which are mental … Continue reading

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Traveler

Pack lightly! you are just a traveler Pack lightly! Do not pack anger, fear, past hurts, judgement, and restless-ness Pack what brings you joy Pack what brings you laughter  Pack what brings sparkle in your eyes Pack what accompanies you … Continue reading

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Feeling of Death and Re-birth

Have you ever felt that you have died and then are re-birthed? I experienced the duality of two feelings at its peak last weekend. I have had my belongings in storage for the past six years in Austin, Texas. Last … Continue reading

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What are you focusing on?

What have you been preoccupied with and focusing on lately? This is a worthwhile question to ask every day. A good friend of mine sent me a lively tango video of two cute elderly couples dancing tango in an open … Continue reading

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Your Life is Precious

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 … Continue reading

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How To Unstuck Yourself?

If you want to unstuck yourself. , you need to take a small uncomfortable step. I like to share two of my experiences when I have felt stuck, and how small uncomfortable steps unstuck my situations. I was debugging my … Continue reading

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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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What To Give?

What you give and reasons for giving are very important. In a previous blog, I discussed expectations associated with giving. Today, I address issue of what to give. Consider two scenarios: You give away what you do not need or care … Continue reading

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I am not worthy!!!

Many of us have such a belief. What are the drawbacks with the belief that you are not worthy? You will not be happy and calm except for few seconds when you accomplish something worthy. You need to prove your … Continue reading

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When Love Knocks

Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.” ~ Rumi What will you do if the love you desire knocks on your door … Continue reading

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Your Life Is Precious

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 … Continue reading

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Safeguard Your Sanctuary

Would you allow bugs to crawl into your room every morning? I would assume most people you would say, no! Your room and home is your sanctuary. The bugs may disturb your peace of mind. Many times, out of habit, … Continue reading

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Trust and Delegate

You have set your goals. You have worked so hard with focus and determination to overcome all the unexpected obstacles. Yet, there are more obstacles. You feel trapped, exhausted and frustrated. What will you do? Sometimes you need to delegate and … Continue reading

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How To Reduce Suffering

In my experience, steps required to reduce our suffering and allowing more joy in our lives are to feel our emotions and let go of our stories that created those emotions! What do I mean by this? If you feel … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Happiness

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 … Continue reading

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Experiencing Our True Nature

“Awakening is not changing who you are but discarding who you are not.”  Deepak Chopra   By experiencing more of our true nature, we can reduce suffering and experience more joy even while everything outside is in a chaos. To … Continue reading

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