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Loving and connecting with yourself

by Shervin on July 30, 2017

What is one effective way to love and connect with yourself? In my experience, it is acknowledgement of what we feel is the key. It is generally OK to share and express our happiness.  Therefore, I will focus on our repressed emotions which is not cool to share or acknowledge. It is about acknowledging our […]

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How to Love Yourself More?

by Shervin on July 17, 2017

Why is that we may love and respect others more than ourselves? Why is it that we are kinder and gentler with others than ourselves? Although typically we are harder on ourselves, this does not answer the above question. Have you met someone who appears to be “perfect” and you do not like them because […]

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The Patient’s House-mates

by Shervin on July 3, 2017

The patient is living with her house-mates, in a secure, big, fancy yellow house. The care-givers are mostly from Africa, kind, tough, passionate and greeting each other with hugs and kisses. Danny, the cat, is keeping calm in the chaotic house as an under-cover healer. The occupants, those who cannot walk, collectively sitting in a room watching sitcoms. Nobody […]

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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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Prayer

by Shervin on May 8, 2017

What is a prayer? How do you communicate and connect with the Universe?  What language do you use? What makes a prayer more effective? I am contrasting two approaches to praying in this article. Imagine image of someone praying by verbally begging in despair for something with the energy of helpless-ness and lack. Another image […]

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Love Language

by Shervin on March 12, 2017

We all have a different impression of what love should look like and that definition evolves as we grow and learn from our experiences. Gary Chapman author of the Five Love Languages suggests that affirmations, quality time, gifts, service and physical touch are five ways we feel loved. It is also suggested each person has […]

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Birthday Gift

by Shervin on January 28, 2017

My birthday was approaching and I was thinking of what I wanted as a present if the Universe could give me anything I wished? It was not what I was expecting. Image of my parents holding me and smiling at me appeared. I became overwhelmed emotionally. I cried for a while. I pondered about this […]

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Make it Matter!

by Shervin on January 1, 2017

If you could go back in time 1, 5, 10, 20 years and talk to your younger self, will your younger self benefit from your life lessons and your wisdom? If yes, how would your life would have changed?  For better? You may not be able to go back and change your life from years […]

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Three Months to Live.

by Shervin on November 20, 2016

What would you do differently if you were told that you had three months to live and you had enough money to spend on whatever you wanted? I took a class two weeks ago, and as part of the class I had to answer that question. I wrote: I am going to quit my job […]

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Lack of Motivation

by Shervin on September 25, 2016

Sometimes we may feel tired and do not have motivation to do the things that we “should” be doing. There may be many reasons for lack of motivation. Today, Let us focus on one reason that we usually do not pay attention to. What if the reason for lack of motivation is that we are […]

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Dark Night of the Soul

by Shervin on August 30, 2016

When you are in the dark night of your soul, almost everything that you believed in may be challenged. Everything that you may have spent so much time on, you may let go of. You may doubt everything and everyone. Everything may lose its meaning and pleasure. It is death of old self and what […]

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Expect the Unexpected

by Shervin on July 3, 2016

Do you feel overwhelmed? Do you feel the world is crashing on your head? There are times in our lives that everything goes well as planned. There are times that our lives may seem out of control. Like riding a long roller coaster, we want the ride to stop so we can take a breather […]

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Be Yourself Again

by Shervin on April 24, 2016

To survive, sometimes we choose to be dishonest. At any war we may use camouflage and deception to survive and ultimately to win. For some of us, in some aspect of our lives, we maybe in survival mode. Perhaps we are trying to survive and win a war that started at our childhood. We camouflage […]

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You or Them?

by Shervin on March 28, 2016

Sometimes we become really angry at someone or an event and blame them for our anger and how bad we feel. Sometimes we give credit to someone for bringing out love and compassion in us. Is it fair to blame or give credit to others without understanding our own role? They may be a catalyst. […]

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Sources of Agitations

by Shervin on March 14, 2016

Why you are agitated? What are behind your fear and sadness? “I feel I am worthless”, “I feel I am not lovable”, and “God has forgotten about me” Wow, these are hurtful beliefs.  I can understand how it has created lots of frustration, anger and fear in you since deep down you know they are […]

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Connect The Dots

by Shervin on February 29, 2016

Sometimes we do not understand reasons for events in our lives immediately. Sometimes we can connect the dots in a short time. I am sharing a touching experience that I feel I connected the dots. Walking on the winding path on a hill She rushed toward me out of nowhere! She stopped a few feet […]

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Valentine’s Day

by Shervin on February 15, 2016

With Valentine’s Day the focus is on relationship and if we feel successful in this important area. Although flowers and chocolates maybe by-product of close relationship, it does not paint for us the entire picture of a successful relationship. We need to go beyond the surface. Our soul seeks deep relationships to be happy and […]

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Birthday Reflections

by Shervin on February 1, 2016

Why we celebrate our birthdays as adults? Perhaps this is one of the few times in a year that the focus can be on ourselves and we can celebrate with family and friends. Perhaps also at subconscious level, we are celebrating our first successful re-birth process and reminding ourselves that we can survive and thrive […]

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Do Not Settle!!!

by Shervin on January 18, 2016

Last weekend I was at a Starbucks enjoying a cup of tea. I was sharing a table with a young college student. Next to my table, there was a lady in her early seventies who started talking to the young girl asking her questions and later advising her about love and marriage. I like to […]

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